Media releases | July 16, 2021

Three Calgary city councillors are hoping to pave the way for more affordable childcare spaces with city-specific tools to do so.

The proposed notice of motion is coming to Tuesday’s Priorities and Finance committee for approval. From there it would head to a future meeting of council.

Recently, childcare has been in the spotlight with $10/day childcare plans being supported in British Columbia and Nova Scotia. It would be underpinned with $30 billion in federal funding over five years. Alberta is examining its options and currently negotiating with the federal government, according to CTV Edmonton. Read more