People should live within their means, pay for their own daycare

They do not have to go and buy a brand new car or new furniture on credit.

People should live within their means, pay for their own daycare

I do not agree with comments made by Martin Best in regards to daycare being subsidized by taxpayers.

The taxpayers’ daycare problems start right under their own roof of their home. They do not have to go and buy a brand new car or new furniture on credit. They can skip going out to a restaurant every weekend and paying the bill with a credit card. Some buy a boat and an RV that they use only two weeks a year and the rest of the year is parked in their driveways making monthly payments. You can still have the enjoyment of these pleasures. Just rent them for two weeks. Also skip away vacations until they can pay for these trips with their own cash and not by credit card.

These people can all afford paying for their own daycare expenses. All they have to do is start living within their means with accordance in what their take home pay from working brings them. Just pure everyday economical sense. The race in life is long, and so is everyone else’s. We do live in a world that you cannot have your cake and eat it too. Unbelievable!

Joe Sawchuk

Duncan

Just Posted

Lexi Bainas column: Beverley at Black Swan, Chamber Orchestra at Honeymoon Bay, Johnstone in Germany: everyone is on the go

Volunteers needed for Xmas prep at Forest Discovery, and Lake Cow. Seniors have a talent show

Lake Flashback: Honouring Barry and Lou, Lawrence hits the road, Ken squeaks by Ted

Politics was rough back then, too, but so was the urge to preserve the Lake’s history

Santa Claus is coming to Lake Cowichan!

The Cowichan Lake Chamber’s Santa Parade and Light Up is coming to… Continue reading

Chargers win Island volleyball gold

Host DCS cruises through tourney to earn provincial berth

UPDATE with VIDEO: Daughter calls for animal safety measures after fatal accident on Cowichan’s Hwy. 18

“Safety studies and improvements to Highway 18 are vitally important”

Canucks erupt with 5 power-play goals in win over Nashville

Vancouver ends three-game slide with 6-3 triumph over Predators

Nanaimo man caught with more than 200,000 child porn images to be sentenced

Crown says Aaron Macrae recorded video of children on buses and at his workplace

Vancouver Island hunters may have harvested deer in area known for chronic wasting disease

Conservation officers make urgent request to public for any information

65-million-year-old triceratops makes its debut in Victoria

Dino Lab Inc. is excavating the fossilized remains of a 65-million-year-old dinosaur

B.C. widow suing health authority after ‘untreatable’ superbug killed her husband

New Public Agency Health report puts Canadian death toll at 5,400 in 2018

Changes to B.C. building code address secondary suites, energy efficiency

Housing Minister Selina Robinson says the changes will help create more affordable housing

Security guard at Kamloops music festival gets three years for sexually assaulting concertgoer

Shawn Christopher Gray walked the woman home after she became seperated from her friends, court heard

Algae bloom killing farmed fish on Vancouver Island’s West Coast

DFO says four Cermaq Canada salmon farms affected, fish not infectious

Most Read