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Broken promises

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CBC Archives

It's March 1992 and advocates for universal day care are still shaking their heads after Brian Mulroney's government suddenly shelves its latest day care proposal. Ottawa blames the about face on public opinion, but many aren't buying it. This CBC Archives' radio clip from The House looks back at the unexpected decision and wonders if the dream of a national system is dead.

Broadcast Date: March 7, 1992

Guest(s): Barbara Green, Barbara Killbride, Allan Pence, Susan Phillips

Host: Bill Gillespie

Reporter: David Mackay

Duration: 6:21