Minister defends new bill that would boost access to Ont. child care spaces

TORONTO - Ontario's economic development minister is downplaying concerns about proposed changes to child care rules, saying new legislation introduced by the government will help address a shortfall of affordable child care spaces.

Under the bill, called the Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act, the number of children under the age of two allowed in an in-home day care will increase from two to three.

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