School-based daycare squeezed by full-day kindergarten

The Toronto Star

School-based daycares are facing and increasing challenge, with a growing number of students and limited classrooms to house programs. Sunnyside Garden Daycare has refused to sign a contract to provide before-and-after-school care, out of concerns regarding moving children to spaces unlicensed under the Day Nurseries Act, such as hallways. 

Andrea Calver from the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care said, "It really is time for school boards to catch up with the reality that these are exactly the same children, and to make all of these spaces available". 

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