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More than 20,000 committed child care spaces not yet delivered Manitoba far from meeting its child care promises   Families still struggle to find affordable child care announces the Child Care Coalition of Manitoba and the Manitoba Child Care Association on the National Day of Action for Child Care, organized by Child Care Now. They call on the new government to reaffirm the commitment to facility expansion and training, retaining and paying child care workers a fair wage.  
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Previously published in the Winnipeg Free Press August 29, 2023
  OTTAWA—With 48 per cent of younger children living in postal codes that have a shortage of licensed child care spaces, the next phase of Canada’s $10-a-day child care plan must significantly ramp up expansion, says a new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).
Alors qu’une vague de services de garde à l’enfance à 10 $ par jour déferle au Canada, on se bute à une pierre d’achoppement majeure : il n’y a tout simplement pas suffisamment de places en garderie pour répondre à la demande.
Click here to read the full report. As $10-a-day child care is rolling out across Canada, one of the major remaining stumbling blocks is that there simply aren’t enough child care spaces to meet the demand.
Dans ce qui promet d’être une transformation historique de la prestation des services de garde à l’enfance au Canada, le gouvernement fédéral finance un nouveau plan pancanadien de services de garde universellement accessibles en vertu duquel les frais de garde seront réduits de 50 % d’ici la fin de 2022 et ramenés à une moyenne de 10 $ par jour par enfant dans tous les services de garde réglementés d’ici 2025. 
There is a more recent version of this report. Click here to read it.  Ce rapport est disponible en français ici.  Are child care fees across Canada on course to decline by 50 per cent by the end of this year? This report assesses which provinces and territories are on track to meet these ambitious targets and which ones might fall behind. 
OTTAWA—Child care fees Canada-wide are on track to drop quickly for the rest of 2022, but differences in how provinces and territories plan to meet the federal government’s fee reduction targets mean some are not likely to reach them, according to a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).