Struck a $3.8 billion made-in-Alberta child-care deal with the federal government that gives the province the flexibility to meet the unique needs of Alberta families, helps drive economic recovery and supports working parents by lowering child-care fees.
The UCP is committed to $10/day daycare by 2026.
Our Childcare agreement will always support a mixed system of private and not-for-profit childcare.
United Conservatives support parental choice in selecting the licensed child-care provider that fits their family needs.
We’re committed to making sure parents have access to thousands more affordable child-care spaces in Alberta.
We’ve been working to expand daycare services to support more working parents and include those who work outside of regular office hours. It’s why we were excited to approve the first 24-hour daycare facility in Fort McMurray.
Allowed licensed family day home agencies to apply for funding through the Child Care Space Creation Grant program.
The UCP support parental choice in selecting the licensed child-care provider that fits their family needs, which is why the government is making sure parents have access to thousands more affordable child-care options.
Making adoption more affordable by increasing subsidies, tax breaks and benefits so that more children can find their forever homes.
Opened a new neonatal intensive care unit at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton to help critically ill infants.
We extended Bereavement leave to cover those experiencing pregnancy loss so individuals have time to grieve while knowing they still have a job to go back to.