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The economics of childcare

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Haavardsrud, Paul
Publication Date: 
17 Jul 2020


Much of Canada's economic recovery post-COVID-19 relies on people getting back to work. But without a firm plan for schools to resume classes in September or childcare centres to offer alternatives, many families can't see how both parents can return to work when there's no plan for their kids. Host Paul Haavardsrud speaks with two mothers and economist Armine Yalnizyan to understand the extent of this economic issue.