Ford says Ontario close to child-care deal; province is last to strike an agreement | National Newswatch

2022-01-25 9:00:00 PM

Ford says Ontario close to child-care deal; province is last to strike an agreement | National Newswatch

Ford says Ontario close to child-care deal; province is last to strike an agreement | National Newswatch

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The Canadian Press — Jan 25 2022 Ontario Premier Doug Ford says the province is"very, very close" to a child-care deal with the federal government.Create Free Account Ontario Premier Doug Ford says the province is “very, very close” to a child-care deal with the federal government.Back to video The deal with Nunavut, in which the federal government will pay $66 million over five years, plans to increase the number of spaces in daycare and reduce fees, eventually lowering them to $10 a day per child by March 2024.Back to video The deal with Nunavut, in which the federal government will pay $66 million over five years, plans to increase the number of spaces in daycare and reduce fees, eventually lowering them to $10 a day per child by March 2024.

His comments to a radio station in Kenora today come after a deal announced Monday with Nunavut leaves Ontario as the only jurisdiction without a deal with Ottawa for $10-a-day child care.Ford told Q104 Kenora that he is confident Ontario will strike a deal that will be beneficial for everyone.Ford told Q104 Kenora that he is confident Ontario will strike a deal that will be beneficial for everyone.Education Minister Stephen Lecce said Monday that the province is pushing for more than the $10.The frame of the agreement has been set out for a long time,” Trudeau said.2 billion on offer from Ottawa to ensure that fees can be reduced to $10 a day since Ontario families pay some of the highest prices in the country for care.2 billion on offer from Ottawa to ensure that fees can be reduced to $10 a day since Ontario families pay some of the highest prices in the country for care.He said Ontario is also making the case that families who send their children to either not-for-profit or independent child-care settings should benefit from the fee reductions.We very much hope that the Ontario government decides that it is in both their interests and mostly the interests of Ontario families to move forward.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday that the federal government has been ready to sign a deal with Ontario for"many, many months now" and is still optimistic an agreement can be reached.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday that the federal government has been ready to sign a deal with Ontario for “many, many months now” and is still optimistic an agreement can be reached.” Advertisement This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below.This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan.25, 2022..The Canadian Press.We are continuing to make progress on achieving a fair and sustainable deal for Ontarians,” she said.

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