Saskatchewan parents can look out for reduced regulated child care by an average of 70 per cent compared to March 2021 levels come September 1st.
With the 70 per cent reduction, officials estimate that parents can expect to pay up to $550 less per month than they paid in January of 2022.
This is the second announcement for the year under the Saskatchewan Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement between the Saskatchewan and federal governments. It is part of nearly $1.1 billion being invested in child care in Saskatchewan going forward to 2026.
According to government officials , there are about 16,000 regulated child care spaces for children under the age of six in Saskatchewan child care homes and centres.