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“Ontario ombudsman slams ‘systemic government ineptitude’ for daycare deaths

The Toronto Star writes:

In a scathing 142-page report, Ontario’s ombudsman decried the “systematic government ineptitude” in oversight of unlicensed home daycares in the wake of the deaths of four children in the GTA over seven months in 2013-14.

Andre Marin issued an unprecedented 113 recommendations Wednesday to improve safety for the estimated 823,000 children cared for in unregulated settings across the province.

read the full article here.

read Andre Marin’s report here.

Posted in Child Care in the News, Fall Update 2014.

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