Description: On March 19, 2008 as part of the Lunchbox Series, a colloquium was held by the Social Economy Centre at OISE/UT. The colloquium featured Martha Friendly and Linda White. Martha Friendly discussed the state of early childhood education and care in Canada within the context of the OECD's twenty-nation comparative study. Linda White discussed how the present and future of early childhood education and care is linked to such factors as Canada's welfare state regime and approach to federalism. The event was webcasted live on the internet and is available for viewing. To view the colloquium: -Click 'Webcast website' -beside 'Availability' above- -On the WebCast Portal webpage click the title 'Early Childhood Education and Child Care: Where Does Canada Stand and What Does the Future Hold?'