Letters and Submissions

Ministers Katrine Conroy and Katrina Chen – letter on Childcare BC New Spaces Fund


On July 15, 2019, Minister of Children and Family Development Katrine Conroy and Minister of State for Child Care Katrina Chen sent a letter to First Call to announce additional funding for the Childcare BC New Spaces Fund.

The letter announces that based on feedback from communities throughout BC, they have tripled the funding maximums for creating new licensed child care spaces.

They are also creating a multi-project funding stream so that public sector organizations and established non-profit societies can submit a single proposal for multiple projects, or for large-scale projects that require more than the funding maximums.

“We are making this change to recognize that in many communities, high capital costs can be a barrier to creating child care spaces.” – Minister of Children and Family Development Katrine Conroy and Minister of State for Child Care Katrina Chen