Saskatchewan Creates More Childcare Spaces

June 5 2016 - The provincial Budget for 2016-17 continued the Saskatchewan government’s support for early education and child care provision.

Joint-use school projects entailed developing 810 new child care spaces in the following locations:

  • Saskatoon
  • Regina
  • Warman
  • Martensville

The provincial budget included funding of $1.6 million for almost 200 child care spaces that had previously been approved to come on-line this year.

The total funding for child care amounts to nearly $53 million in this budget.

The number of licensed childcare spaces in Saskatchewan has passed 14,600 - an increase of almost 5,800 since 2008.

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