Toronto Star: Quebec Shows the Way on Poverty

Sep 09, 2009

Carol Goar has a terrific piece on Quebec's success in reducing poverty by 40% over the past ten years. Ten year's ago, Quebec launched a universal and affordable child care system.

Today in Ontario, parents will pay between $40 and $60 per day for child care.

In Quebec, parents will pay $7 a day.

With more parents able to work, poverty rates have gone down. Wouldn't that be great to see in Ontario!

To read the full article, please click here.

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