Martha Friendly

Martha is the founder and Executive Director of the Childcare Resource and Research Unit. She has authored numerous articles, chapters and reports on child care and a book on child care policy, and participates in several child care advocacy groups.

Martha Friendly
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Jul 18, 2011

Pass the gravy

Martha Friendly
I'm sure I'm not alone in feeling that young children and low-income single mothers don't immediately leap to mind when I hear "stop the gravy train."
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Jun 2, 2011
CUPW women

Walking the picket line for new mothers

Martha Friendly
As the CUPW has been locked in strike talks with Canada Post, many Canadians have forgotten that it was the fight for paid maternity leave that kept CUPW workers walking the picket line back in 1981.
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May 22, 2011

A national child care program: Not now, after all

Martha Friendly
For those of you who -- like me -- believe that a national approach is necessary if families are ever going to win quality child care, the federal election results are a bitter pill to swallow.

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