The Manitoba budget was tabled on April 17th, 2012.
Government budget documents
To help families the budget states that the government of Manitoba will
Meet the commitment to fund 6,500 child care spaces this year.
To help communities the budget states tht the government of Manitoba will
Build or expand 54 child care centres.
In 2008, we promised families we would fund 6,500 childcare
spaces and strengthen our child-care system.
Mr. Speaker, at the end of this year, we will have delivered
on that commitment.
A total of 54 child-care centres are being built or
expanded. We continue to support better training and
wages for child-care workers.
Child care rates increase in Manitoba [video 2:10]
CBC News, 5 Apr 12
NDP slows child-care funding increases
Winnipeg Free Press, 5 Apr 12