Children First Canada Responds to Budget 2022: COVID-19 recovery plan for kids is missing

CFC BUDGET 2022 Website Post

Ottawa, April 7, 2022 – Budget 2022 includes important investments on a range of issues that will positively impact children and youth, including childcare and early learning, dental care, pharmacare and housing, but does not include big, bold investments to address the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children and youth in Canada.  A […]

Children First Canada Responds to the Economic and Fiscal Update 2021

CFC Fiscal Update 2021 Web Post

Ottawa, December 14, 2021 – Today’s Federal Economic and Fiscal Update provided a snapshot of Canada’s finances, alongside updates on Canada’s COVID-19 efforts and supports for Canadians and businesses.   Of note is the government’s commitment to long-term reform for First Nations child and family services, including the provision of $40 billion in compensation and the allocation of necessary funds. As […]