One more promise from Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, this time free licensed child care for preschool children starting in 2020. This features in the Ontario.
The government said this will save parents on average about $17,000 per child, and it will cost taxpayers $930 million in 2020-21 as part of the province’s $2.2 billion investment over three years to expand child care.
The province expects around 125,000 more preschool aged children would be able to access full-day child care by 2020.
To support the expansion of child care, Ontario will also be introducing a new wage grid for staff working in the early years and child care sector that will closely match those in full-day kindergarten. – CINEWS