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Canada has Junior Kindergarten and Senior Kindergarten. Both are full day in many schools (but not all). Junior typically starts at 4-5 years old. They are free provided you attend a public rather than private school.
 
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When your wife returns to work I would start looking at daycare options 6+ months in advance. I would actually recommend a year in Toronto. Average daycare costs are $1200-1800/month depending where you live and where you get a spot. Downtown is the most expensive. Less expensive at a home daycare. Just warning you because people tend to be surprised when they find out.
 
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Canada has Junior Kindergarten and Senior Kindergarten. Both are full day in many schools (but not all). Junior typically starts at 4-5 years old. They are free provided you attend a public rather than private school.
Ok, Just for clarification, since my son is going to Pre K (Next is Kindergarten here), he can get admission to nearby public school with out any issues or they might deny him admission

In US, they would take any kid who has moved to the neighborhood & was studying somewhere else
 

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When your wife returns to work I would start looking at daycare options 6+ months in advance. I would actually recommend a year in Toronto. Average daycare costs are $1200-1800/month depending where you live and where you get a spot. Downtown is the most expensive. Less expensive at a home daycare. Just warning you because people tend to be surprised when they find out.
Yup, we will do that cost analysis.
I paid around $ 220 a week for him until last month when he didn't started school
 

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Ok, Just for clarification, since my son is going to Pre K (Next is Kindergarten here), he can get admission to nearby public school with out any issues or they might deny him admission

In US, they would take any kid who has moved to the neighborhood & was studying somewhere else
Based on his age - he should be entering either Junior or Senior K now. My nephew turned 5 in May and just started full day Senior (he was in full day Junior last year).

He shouldn't have any issues being admitted to a school. However hopefully you're aware that you can't just pick any school - the schools he can attend will be determined by where you live.
 
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Thank you for your replies.......I am told by someone else about Mississauga , he recommended I should look for something closer to Port Credit Go station and train takes around 30mins to Union station ( my office is 5mins walk from there)

Do you think Port credit area is a nice neighborhood ?

Also, I can extend my budget but won't settle for basement as I have 2 kids.

Thanks again
Port credit is a good neighbourhood, but I would suggest Churchill meadows, Go station is 5 to 8 mins commute from there you park your car at the station and the train takes 40 mins to reach downtown. Also Churchill meadow schools are good

Churchill meadows is a newer area and you can find a twin house with 2 bedrooms for $1850
 
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Thanks for your help Canuck78
I am looking at Go train map and trying to find a place with nearby station.
I agree train ride of 30mins + walk and parking will total to an hour but overall worth for a good neighborhood
Port Credit is one of the best places you will find in Mississauga. Closer to lakeshore and parks, three stops until Union station. Mineola neighborhood is renowned for great schools. Less crowded and better students to teachers ratio.
 
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