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Toronto child care is the most expensive in the country

Toronto child care is the most expensive in the country

$1,324

—The median monthly cost of keeping a single toddler in full-day child care, according to a report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. That’s the highest median price in the country—a financial hardship mitigated only by Torontonians’ relatively high average incomes. Meanwhile, parents in Montreal and other Quebec cities, where child care is heavily subsidized by the province, pay just $152 a month.

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