• Stephen Lecce, MPP

Ontario Expanding Eligibility for Emergency Child Care During Extended Remote Learning Period

January 25, 2021

The Ontario government will be further expanding eligibility for the targeted emergency child care program to additional workers who are performing critical roles in their communities. This expansion is intended to support workers and their families with child care options at no cost in regions where students continue to learn remotely. This benefit will take effect on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 and builds on the existing list of eligible workers. New Additions to the List of Those Eligible for Emergency Child Care:


  • Individuals working in fuel distribution and oil refineries;