Two more North Vancouver daycares become $10 per day

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Mar 6, 2022 – Brent Richter/North Shore News

The families of 65 kids in two North Shore Neighbourhood House daycare programs are celebrating a jackpot.

The non-profit has received funding from the province to convert its child-care programs at 225 East Second St. and 1858 Sutherland Ave. to charge families just $10 per day for each child, effective March 1. It expands on the government’s 2018 pilot project first started at the Novaco daycare, in North Vancouver’s Norgate neighbourhood.

“This is extremely exciting news and the savings will be life-changing for many of these families,” said North Vancouver-Lonsdale NDP MLA Bowinn Ma. “Living in North Vancouver is already very expensive, and saving money on child care means that families can put more money towards other essentials or invest more into making life better for their children.”

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