child care policy

Federal Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Ahmed Hussen and Yukon Education Minister Jeanie McLean sign a childcare agreement on July 22. (Screenshot/Facebook)

Feds contribute $42 million toward affordable, improved childcare

Minimum wages for early childhood educators will go to $30 an hour.


Yukon Minister of Education Jeanie McLean expressed appreciation for early childhood educators and families who made extra efforts to keep kids home during the recent COVID-19 outbreak. The government announced that their subsidy to help families with children enrolled in licensed childcare will be based on enrollment rather than attendance for the month of July. (File Photo)

Child care subsidy change offers July refund for Yukon parents

Government will pick up cost of fees above existing subsidy for this month.


Mike Thomas/Yukon News file The Yukon government sign in front of the main administraton building on Second Avenue. The Yukon government is promising full-time kindergarten in rural areas and a fixed cost for childcare, but details are still forthcoming.

Yukon government says more affordable childcare coming

Opposition party focused on timeline for universal daycare promise