As businesses and the economy start re-opening, with child care providers having to reduce their capacity due to physical distancing measures and with schools closed and unlikely to return to full-time for students in the fall, investment in child care is more crucial than ever.
Yet, the Liberal government’s deal with the provinces misses the mark when it comes to funding for child care.
Parents can’t go back to work until they have a safe place to send their kids.
It’s simple, child care is fundamental to restarting our economy.
Tell Justin Trudeau and the Liberals: We need to stop treating child care like a “nice to have”, instead of a “must have”. It’s time to fund a universal child care program in Canada.