NDP promises national Quebec-style child care program

Toronto Star

Federal New Democrats are promising a Quebec-style child care program for the country as they begin to unwrap the campaign promises they will take into the 2015 election.

In a keynote speech to NDP MPs Thursday morning, leader Thomas Mulcair said the party will reveal this fall its proposal to move “step-by-step” to the early learning and child care model based on Quebec’s $7-a-day system.

“New Democrats are proud to be the only party committed to quality, affordable, accessible child care,” he said.

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