Child Care and Federal Budget 2021

On April 19, Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland, tabled the first budget in 2 years. The headline announcement of Budget 2021 was the investment in a national child care system. This was a significant win for the labour movement and other child care advocates, but the fight continues at the provincial level.  

In an effort to support those organizing at the provincial level, NUPGE has prepared a resource that includes an overview of outstanding questions and issues to watch, as well as some arguments in support of a universal child care system.

The document is available here.