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Child care luck

It’s true. There are enough licensed child care spaces in Canada for just 28% of children ages 0-5. But the demand for child care for children in that age range is more than double that.

All this forces parents to take extraordinary steps:

  • Getting on waiting lists, even when there are fees applied to get on those lists.
  • Putting their kids in unlicensed spaces.
  • Relying on family for child care.
  • And of course, paying more out-of-pocket once a space does open up.

Canada needs a progressive and fully funded plan to make affordable, accessible and safe child care a reality for Canadian parents. Join the call for action by sharing this image and website.