B.C. Federation of Labour President Irene Lanzinger (right) was among those calling for improvements to childcare.
Charlie Smith, The Georgia Straight
The Coalition of Child Care Advocates of B.C continues to push for a $10 a day child care plan. On Saturday, May 9th parents and supporters came together to draw attention for affordable child care by participating in a stroller brigade.
The coalition argues that non profit child care is a public good is a public service like education and health care and should therefor be publicly funded. The plan calls for $10 a day for full time child care and $7 a day for part time child care with no user fees towards families with an annual income lower than $40,000.
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