Child care providers say Ontario government’s efforts to help falling far short

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TORONTO – The Ontario government risks gutting the child-care sector if it doesn’t begin funnelling promised funds to beleaguered day-care centres that were shut down due to COVID-19, the organization representing the industry said Tuesday as the province’s premier pledged to look into the matter.
An open letter from the Association of Day Care Operators of Ontario, which represents the province’s licenced child-care providers, outlined a litany of concerns the industry faces as it tries to weather the storm caused by the pandemic.