Sudbury Advocates Speak Against Global For-Profit Child Care Threat


"The City of Greater Sudbury must consider restricting the spread of "big-box" private day-care centres in the community, say advocates of publicly funded, non-profit care.

The city needs a bylaw "addressing the multinational corporations making inroads into communities in southern Ontario and have already started approaching Greater Sudbury chid-care operations," said Tracy Saarikoski, executive director of the non-profit Teddy Bear Day Care in Garson.

City Coun. Janet Gasparini brought the concern to council after learning in the past week that the largest day-care corporation in the world has made inquiries about possible opportunities in Greater Sudbury and other cities in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia."

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