Here is what the Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada had to say about our great new government's plan.
Harper also said a Conservative government would create 125,000 spaces over five years with the help of the private sector and non-profit organizations which would get a $10,000 tax credit for every space created.
This is terrible news, especially for the working poor. Their children have no chance at all to get into a proper childcare facility, and all they have to show for it is a cheque that is for the most part useless when it comes to helping them find a place for their children. I for one am appalled at the lack of action the Tories have made in this. There has to be some accountability, they can't just arbitrarily send out cheques, we need more places for childcare. Come on Stephen, why is the plan failing?
The idea itself of business' having in house childcare is especially silly in downtown areas, where office leases are expensive. Let's just say it this, another Conservative (republican) plan that fails. The sooner we get back to funding actual child care places that we know exist, the better!