Justin Trudeau arrived in Washington on Monday with a plan to help Trump polish his image with women, even though Canadian women are still waiting for action on public child care from our feminist PM.
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Manitoba's child-care system is staggering to meet the needs of parents and children, and recent signs give little confidence the new provincial government will respond effectively.
The question of whether the cost of the prime minister's nannies should come out of the public purse is central to this discussion. In fact, it's the only important discussion we should be having.
In the election campaign women's equality became a rhetorical tool. Now can we actually talk about inequality?
After an election campaign in which women's equality became a rhetorical tool, Canada has opted for a more hopeful federal government. But where does that leave women in B.C.?
Canada's patchwork system of child care could soon change, as many of the major political parties are proposing some form of a national child-care program. So how strong are the promises being made?
Here's another good reason to invest in high-quality, universal child care in Canada: improvements in women's labour force participation.
The economic arguments in favour of public, accessible child care are powerful. Here is a commentary summarizing the many benefits of a universal public child-care program.
This election, for two-thirds of Canadians, shouldn't have to be about a choice between two flawed opposition parties who don't differ on much. It should be a choice between Harper and not-Harper.
The Conservative government began mailing out cheques for the expanded Universal Child Care Benefit. The cheques have little to do with child care. Here's why.