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Letter to the Editor
Author: 
Ferns, Carolyn
Publication Date: 
15 Dec 2011

 

Re: Big-box child care buys Ontario centres

Education Minister Laurel Broten says she won't declare a moratorium on new for-profit child care because some communities don't have any non-profit providers. The minister can't just throw up her hands and declare it's up to the market.

If Ontario had a real plan for child care, municipal centres wouldn't be gutted. If Ontario had a real plan for child care there would be planning in place that ensured decent access for families across the province.

If Ontario had a real child-care system, big box companies wouldn't be able to take advantage.

Carolyn Ferns, Toronto

- reprinted from the Toronto Star

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Entered Date: 
15 Dec 2011
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