An affordable, provincially licensed, daycare program, similar to Quebec's.
The limited availability and excessive cost of daycare is a major issue for families with two working parents. To be clear, I'm not aiming for the Quebec model ($7 per day) - the tax burden seems unreasonable. I'm not even aiming for Manitoba, at $17 per day. Its just that Ontario is the worst province in Canada for daycare costs. Licensed spots run between $1200 - $2000 per month (depending on a child's age: infant ...more »
The Provincial Government has demonstrate interested in programs for our children 0 - 6. In the past years, the focus ended up in the full-day kindergarten (4 - 6 years old) and programs like the Ontario Early Years Centre can't attend the demand for families of children, manly 0 - 4 year olds. Limited subsidized daycare spots, not enough OEYC's/spots (people being turned away due to capacity). What are the options ...more »
All day junior kindergarten should be available as soon as possible for all families who want it.
With daycares closing down all over Ontario we will need spaces for preschool children that are safe, practical and give our children the best quality education possible. Be it Resolved that Full day Kindergarten has crippled the daycare industry making it increasingly hard to run a full child care centre economically Home based daycare’s are more economical but are less effective without trained personnel Without ...more »
For a government that constantly begs poor and consistently shakes down the beleaguered taxpayer for ever increasing tax dollars to fund its socialist nanny state projects to implement this program which by some accounts will cost between 1 -1.5 Billion $ was JUST PLAIN WRONG! Unless of course, you are someone who will stands to save $6500 annually in daycare expenses, or a teacher whose union is thrilled to fill their ...more »