$10aDay in the Media Again

Tackling poverty in B.C.—celebrating how far we’ve come and looking ahead

Now parents of 2,000 children throughout B.C. are experiencing the joy of $10-a-day childcare through the recently launched prototype program - from the Georgia Straight read more here

Interior cities wading carefully into child care studies

With wait lists for daycare spaces stretching to a year or more, some parents are starting their search even before their child is born - from InfoNews.ca in Kelowna read more here

West Shore childcare centres struggling to find educators

Provincial benefits increasing childcare demand that can’t be met, local centres say in the Sooke News Mirror - read more here

Report: Vancouver still among most expensive cities for child care but new policies offer hope

Vancouver remains among the most expensive cities for child care, but a newly released report suggests B.C.’s recent set-fee policies are a step in the right direction. In the Vancouver Sun - read more here

Child care costs just $10 a day for these B.C. families — and it’s changed their lives

Parents getting the reduced rate as part of the province’s pilot project say they’re less stressed, eating healthier and climbing out of debt. In the Star Vancouver - read more here

Child-care costs 'astronomical' in most of Canada, despite progress in some provinces

In Squamish, B.C., mom of two Laura Merriam says her four-year-old daughter's daycare was selected as one of the prototype sites for that $10 per day program. From CBC.ca - read more here

'Heading in the right direction': Advocates optimistic B.C.'s high childcare costs will decline

Report finds Vancouver has second most expensive childcare in Canada — but doesn't include new initiatives. From CBC.ca - read more here

Early childhood care act could bring B.C. in line with UN, advocate says

Affordable child-care advocate Sharon Gregson said B.C. could soon fall in line with the United Nations’ convention on the rights of children by creating an early care and learning act. From the Star Vancouver - read more here

B.C. Budget 2019: What we got last year, and what we want this year

“There has been more positive action on child care in the last 10 months than in the preceding 16 years,” in the Vancouver Sun - read more here


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