NewsRegional News Local politician applauds BC government’s child care investment SHARE ON: Wylie Henderson, staff Tuesday, Dec. 5th, 2017 Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy is seen at centre during her swearing-in ceremony. Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon is at left. The MLA for Kootenay West played a big role in the BC government’s announcement of funds to create new child care spaces across the province. Children and Family Development Minister Katrine Conroy says the government is spending $33 million to assist in 103 projects and add over 3,800 child care spaces across the province. //www.mykootenaynow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/KATRINE-CHILD-CARE-2-CRISIS.wav This includes 535 spaces for indigenous communities. Nelson’s School House Early Care and Learning Centre is the only daycare in our region to get a piece of the $33 million pie. //www.mykootenaynow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/KATRINE-CHILD-CARE-3-NELSOn.wav The Nelson daycare gets about $25,000 as one of more than 100 projects.