Globe and Mail: Oct 20 2013
Erin Anderssen from the Globe and Mail comprised an in-depth look at the evolution in public policy around child care.
Some key highlights regarding this evolution include:
In 2005- “the federal Liberals under Paul Martin came close, signing agreements with the provinces to create “a truly national system of early learning and care,” and committing $5-billion over four years.”
“The Conservatives created the Universal Child Care Benefit, which pays families $100 a month for every child under 6”
“The $100 monthly cheques cost $2.6-billion a year”
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