Vision Vancouver pledges more police, daycare spaces

Less than one month before Vancouver’s municipal election, the ruling party has pledged to create 500 new daycare spaces and fund more officers and staff for the city’s police department.

Vision Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson said the city will deliver the daycare spaces over the next three years, with priority placed on slots for infants, toddlers and after-school care.

“Of the 15,000 kids under three in Vancouver, only three per cent have access to childcare spaces,” Robertson said… “We have to put a priority on safety and livability and the services have to be provided.”…