This snap federal election is quickly shaping up to be a referendum on child care. And rightfully so. For far too long, Canadian families have been waiting for real action on the issue, and for the first time, early learning and child care is front and centre.
On the one hand, on offer from the federal Liberals and the New Democrats is a universal, $10-a-day program with billions of dollars invested into the system. This plan would create new child-care spaces, train and support child-care workers, and make these services immediately available to parents at a low cost. Read more →