April 19 2021 4:55pm

Budget 2021: Federal government promises $10 per day childcare by 2025

While delivering the federal government’s budget on Monday, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland pledged to bring childcare fees down to an average of $10 per day in regulated childcare centres by the 2025-26 fiscal year. To make this happen, Freeland said the government would invest up to $30 billion over five years, with an annual injection of up to $9.2 billion permanently.

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