B.C. Daycare

Reducing Child-Care Costs In B.C. Can't Wait A Decade

Pamela Martin | Posted 04.19.2017 | Canada British Columbia
Pamela Martin

John Horgan and the B.C. NDP have said they would bring in the $10-a-day child care model, but recently, Mr. Horgan confirmed they wouldn't fully implement the program for 10 years. Think about that - a child who needs child care today would be starting high school when the B.C. NDP's co-called plan is implemented.

B.C. Daycare Costs Are Crippling Families

Melissa Carr | Posted 04.16.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Melissa Carr

B.C. Premier Christy Clark's sentiment is that the burden of daycare is a "temporary" one for families. I disagree. Many families cannot afford to purchase a home because of it. Many women (and men) take themselves out of the workforce because of it. Many families go into debt because of it. Many couples decide not to have children (or more than one child) because of it.

Childcare Advocates Skeptical Of B.C. Plan

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's government is promising to give province-wide childcare a boost, but the pledge comes hand-in-hand with the premier's c...

B.C. Family Day Highlights Daycare Costs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - While British Columbia's government promotes its first-ever Family Day as an opportunity to take a holiday at home, some unions are seizin...

Daycare On Demand, In Demand

CBC | Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A new daycare option now available to parents allows them to book a daycare space, with as little as one hour's notice. It might not work ...