2,300 new child-care spaces promised to Vancouver families over next 3 years

Lack of child-care options affects families — and especially women, says Vancouver mayor

Up to 2,300 new child-care spaces are set to be created for families in Vancouver over the next three years, the province announced on Thursday.
The promise comes as families across the province face years-long wait-lists for spaces, hefty fees and long commutes to whichever centres can squeeze in their children.
"We are in the midst of a child-care crisis," said Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart at a news conference.