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The BC Government and Service Employees' Union is using Family Day to push for more affordable childcare in this province.
"We're calling for a daycare system, a universal daycare system that everybody is able to tap into, that the people are well-paid and well educated, and we believe that at about ten dollars a day, families should be able to I think, make do with that," says Union President, Darryl Walker.
Walker adds the average cost for British Columbians is around nine thousand dollars a year for a two year old child.
He says in Vancouver, the amount jumps to fourteen thousand dollars a year.
The union is launching some online videos, and a website where families can petition the Government and opposition.
More than fifteen-hundred early childhood educations in the province are represented by the union.