"Is there really a child care shortage? That’s the provocative question asked in a new report from the Institute of Marriage and Family Canada (IMFC). The IMFC studied the vacancy rate in Toronto daycares and the results are eye-opening — or at least should be for the politicians currently wading into the child care debate. From the Conservatives’ family tax credits and monthly benefits, to the NDP’s proposal for $15-a-day daycare, the assumption is generally that child care spaces are rare as hen’s teeth. But as the IMFC report shows, they aren’t — and policy decisions, while well-meaning, often become skewed as a result."
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