Child care costs just $10 a day for these B.C. families — and it’s changed their lives

Parents getting the reduced rate as part of the province’s pilot project say they’re less stressed, eating healthier and climbing out of debt.

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VANCOUVER—Daycare costs are a major chunk of the budget for practically any household with children, but a B.C. pilot project has been a gift for families who now pay just $10 a day.
“It came at the best moment for us, because we were at the point where we didn’t have any savings left, and I almost had to postpone my studies so I could afford everything,” said Vancouver mom-of-two Gabriela Linck, who is studying marketing at Langara College.