City News: Transit, child care on minds of many at budget committee meeting

Dec 02, 2013

City News: Dec 2 2013

At Monday's budget committee meeting, subsidized child care was a topic of discussion on the minds of many, as the public attended a meeting where councillors heard from their thoughts and suggestions on the 2014 budget.

Jane Mercer from the Toronto Coalition for Better Child Care “told the committee that the city will be receiving $20 million a year from the province for child care funding beginning next year and ‘With the increase, you can now act.’ ”. 

“She also urged the city to restore the wage-subsidy payments and increase subsidized day care spaces by 528.”

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