Nova Scotia daycare costs reduced

Childcare costs are dropping by 25 percent this month, 50 percent by the end of the year.

By Lyndsay Armstrong

Nova Scotia’s progress towards $10-a-day childcare by 2026 is ahead of schedule, with prime minister Justin Trudeau and premier Tim Houston announcing today that daycare fees will drop by 25 percent this month and by 50 percent by the end of the year. In a virtual announcement the premier and PM, joined by federal and provincial ministers, announced that fees for daycare will drop by an estimated $200 per month (down 25 percent) beginning retroactively on Jan 1, though parents will continue to pay regular fees for the time being...

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