Excerpts from the press release:
Today Vancouver City Council adopted the 2015-2018 Capital Plan, a four-year financial plan for investments in our city's facilities and infrastructure to support a wide range of services for residents, businesses, and people who visit and work in the city.
The $1.085 billion plan was presented to Council after two phases of comprehensive consultation and engagement with participation from over 3,000 members of the public.
Drawing on community input, the plan establishes priorities for capital investments over the next four years in:
Summary of child care investments:
- Childcare: $30 million
- Create 1,000 new childcare spaces over four years
- Maintain existing childcare facilities in acceptable condition
- Increase the supply of childcare