Parents who prefer informal daycare are excluded from the federal child care program.
Quebec’s blanket policy helped everyone including parents from high-income households.
The plan calls for $27.2 billion over the next five years to reduce daycare costs.
An argument you hear a lot these days is that if the state paid for daycare, then more mothers would enter the workforce.
Quebec subsidies cost north of $2.4 billion a year or roughly $9,700 per child.
New research suggests that certain types of childcare can bring substantial, long-lived disadvantages to children.