Its time for $10 per day child care

I agree. Thanks to Sharon Gregson and Stephanie Smith who wrote and Op Ed in the Vancouver Sun on March 5, 2013. Its critical to understand how important child care is to women, not just families. According to their article funding childcare is a “no-brainer” since its reduces the $600 million cost of employee turnover, absenteeism and health care premiums due to work-life conflicts. They mention as well that the recent $55. per month child care tax benefit is absurd given the cost of daycare per month is over $1000 per child. Go to www.cantaffordchildcare.ca to learn more.

 

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