Private commodity or public good?

Early childhood education and care

Nova Scotia

Number of regulated centre-based spaces by sector (2007)
Non-profit 7,052
For-profit 6,047
Is funding available to non-profit and for-profit?
Subsidies Non-profit and for-profit
Recurring Non-profit and for-profit
Major or minor capital Non-profit and for-profit

Longitudinal information about the proportion of non-profiit/for-profit child care in Nova Scotia.


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