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COLLINS – Why should all of us pay for childcare?

I KNOW I will be vilified for saying this, but I don’t get the reasoning behind free childcare. A family wants to have children, and expects everyone to pay them for raising the kids?

collins-colhedThe NDP would implement $10 a day childcare if they are elected in the spring. They would suggest to us that childcare is in crisis.

Candidate Nancy Bepple said in a tweet last weekend that childcare is the second highest cost after housing. She says “too costly to afford working for some.”

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ArmchairMayor.ca is a forum about Kamloops and the world. It has more than one million views. Mel Rothenburger is the former Editor of The Daily News in Kamloops, B.C. (retiring in 2012), and past mayor of Kamloops (1999-2005). At ArmchairMayor.ca he is the publisher, editor, news editor, city editor, reporter, webmaster, and just about anything else you can think of. He is grateful for the contributions of several local columnists. This blog doesn't require a subscription but gratefully accepts donations to help defray costs.

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