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Ed Finn | "Canada's children are worlds apart from the happiest, healthiest children in rich countries and worlds apart from each other due to wide inequalities," said David Morley, president of UNICEF Canada.
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Martha Friendly, Morna Ballantyne, Lynell Anderson | The shuttering of child care in Canada has put parents and providers in an untenable position, but has also given policy-makers critical insights.
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Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour's Canada Report: An interview with CLC president Hassan Yussuff. Child care during the pandemic. And more.
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Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour's Canada Report: Activists were thrown out of the COP25 conference in Madrid when governments refused to act, but the struggle continues.
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Ed Finn | A new report is just the latest account detailing the extent of child poverty and dereliction that has blemished this country's image for a very long time.
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Dorothy MacLeod | One woman's experience of difficulty accessing child care paints a bigger picture that illustrates why Canada needs universal child care to close the gender wage gap and achieve gender equity.
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Martha Friendly, Susan Prentice, Morna Ballantyne | Without the publicly funded child care now commonplace in many countries, Canada lacks this essential pillar of support for women's equality.
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Martha Friendly | International comparative research shows Canada lags behind other countries when it comes to child care. This article explores two possible ideological and structural explanations.
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Martha Friendly | A recent CBC Cross Country Check Up devoted itself to child-care policy. We unpack multiple interesting and noteworthy points while considering the four that especially stood out.
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Emilie Taman | Promises to fix child care, maternity leave, and pensions that treat women fairly have all been broken -- and can't be forgotten because the PM has a nice tweet game.
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Martha Friendly | Child care is quite the election issue in the U.S., taking up much more space in this election campaign. Canadian women and families should take note.
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Doreen Nicoll | After participating in an International Women's Day roundtable I have great hope that we're well on our way to creating an equitable Canada.