City of Vancouver opens 188 new childcare spaces in 2015

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The City of Vancouver says 188 new childcare spaces were opened in 2015 as part of its efforts to add 1,000 childcare spaces over four years. The city also announced Tuesday (December 29) it had approved another 389 space this past year, bringing the total number of spots either opened or approved to 577.

In 2014, city council voted in favour of spending $30 million as part of a four-year plan to create 1,000 new spots. According to the plan, each child-care space costs $30,000 to build.

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City of Vancouver opens 188 new childcare spaces in 2015
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