TORONTO — Ontario has the potential to see nearly 100,000 more women enter the labour market due to $10-a-day child care, but only if the province creates more daycare spaces, a report from the Financial Accountability Office said Tuesday.

Labour participation rates for mothers with children under six years old, the ages covered by the national child-care program, increased by 2.4 percentage points just from 2021 to 2022, the first year the reduced fees started taking effect, the report said.

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