While the province is backing off from cutting all-day kindergarten for now, Brampton parents may need to plan ahead in case the cuts are made eventually.
Brampton classified as “child care desert”
Photos by Mansoor Tanweer/Government of Ontario

Brampton classified as “child care desert”

A loss of all-day kindergarten would make life especially difficult for Brampton families, thanks to high costs and scarcity of space.  

While the province has backed away from talk of reverting to half-day programs for now, there are no guarantees.

Options are limited in a city that has far fewer spaces per capita than many others, and where parents are paying the second-highest costs for licensed care in the country — about $1,146 a month, according to a new report.

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