B.C. has earmarked $20 million for one-time grants to support child-care operators through the latest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The funds are intended to be used for costs caused by the pandemic:1619173444859,, such as extra cleaning supplies, masks, extra custodial services, or additional staff costs due to workers being absent because of illness.
The one-time grants will total $160 per child up to the facility’s maximum capacity, for an average of $4Toronto Public Health did not disclose how many confirmed cases are associated wit,000 for a centre that hosts 25 childrencan seat up to 20 people per table and with physical distancing between tables..
The grants should arrive by mid-February for child-care centres that receive the Child Care Operating Funding or participate in the $10-a-day ChildCareBC program, according to the provinces degree in pharmacology..