Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative party has announced they will cover 75 per cent of child care for Ontario families if elected.
The Tories said they will cover up to $6,750 per child under the age of 15 and estimate it will cost the government $389 million annually.
In a media release sent out Saturday morning, the Ontario PCs said their rebate would be adjusted to provide extra help for low-income families.
Families with an income of $150,000 or higher would receive closer to a 26 per cent rebate.
The announcement comes after the Ontario Liberals released their childcare plan last month. Premier Kathleen Wynne promised to offer free licensed child care for pre-school children starting in 2020.
The Ontario Liberal’s plan is expected to cost $930 million.
The provincial election is set to take place in June.