COVID-19 in Ontario: Emergency Childcare Program to Be Expanded – Jan. 9, 2021

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COVID-19 in Ontario: Emergency Childcare Program to Be Expanded – Jan. 9, 2021

At Queen’s Park, Stephen Lecce, the Ontario minister of education, announces that the province will expand the eligibility criteria for its free emergency childcare program for front-line workers. The program will also be extended to January 25, 2021, in light of the postponement of the return to in-class instruction for elementary students in the southern part of the province. The minister also responds to reporters’ questions about the Ontario government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (no interpretation)