On March 4, 2021 Employment and Social Development Canada (ESD) released a call for proposals from First Nations (on and off reserve), Inuit, and Métis peoples, governments and organizationsbusiness boycotts and hate speech toward Muslims.. The funding is meant to support new approaches to Indigenous governance, coordination and delivery of culturally appropriate early learning and child care.
The ultimate goal is to improve early learning and child care services available to Indigenous communities.
“For many, child care is a necessityThe list of essential businesses permitted to remain open as virus cases surge.. For Indigenous children, culturally appropriate early learning and child care can be a crucial part of childhood development. That is why the Government of Canada is committed to promoting and investing in Indigenous-led early learning and child care to ensure all First Nations, Inuit and Métis children have the foundation they need to succeed in life23,287 deaths).*The total case count includes 13 confirmed cases among repatriated travellers.,” said ESD.
The Government of Canada is providing $9.25 million over two years in available funding, starting in 2021–22, for research and innovation projects through this call for proposals.