After the pandemic: What comes next?

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As we continue to hear about the effects and responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, many analysts are beginning to look forward, exploring what comes next. In many analyses, reflections on what has been learned about early learning and child care as essential for our society and economy are part of considerations of needed systemic transformations.

Lack of school and child care may push some parents out of workforce
CNBC, 6 August 2020

We can’t recover from COVID-19 without a childcare plan that works for families
Today’s Parent, 27 July 2020

Back to school: About a dozen countries have returned kids to classrooms. What Canada can learn from them 
National Post, 25 July 2020

US: Social programs can sometimes turn a profit for taxpayers
The New York Times, 10 July 2020

When it comes to going back to work, COVID-19 is impacting Canadian mothers more than fathers: study
CTV News, 7 July 2020

Towards a child union! Reducing inequalities in the EU through investment in children's early years the foundation for European progressive studies
The Foundation for European Progressive Studies, July 2020

The big factor holding back the U.S. economic recovery: No childcare
The Washington Post, 3 July 2020

COVID-19: Recommendations for school reopening
Sick Kids, 17 June 2020

As economy reopens, some call for a ‘reimagined’ Canada, not a return to normal
The Star, 1 June 2020

How to build a better child care system
New York Times, 29 May 2020

New Alberta research aims to answer important questions about kids and COVID-19
Global News, 26 May 2020

Canadians need child-care benefits to withstand a COVID-19 recession
The Globe and Mail, 11 May 2020

Melinda Gates: How rethinking caregiving could play a crucial role in restarting the economy
The Washington Post, 7 May 2020

Millions of dads are stuck at home — which could be a game changer for working moms
CNN, 24 April 2020

A woman’s worth in a pandemic
The New Republic, 28 April 2020

The economy can’t recover until parents have child care again
CNN Business, 2 May 2020

Prime Minister releases joint statement by First Ministers for restarting the economy
Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, 28 April 2020

Social infrastructure, particularly child care will be central to Canada's economic recovery
NewsTALK 610 CKTB, 21 April 2020

Care at the core: Social solidarity and childcare are at the centre of social and economic recovery
First Policy Response, 15 April 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic reveals and exacerbates the crisis of care
Open Democracy, 13 April 2020

COVID-19’s impact: not recession, but completely different economics
Toronto Star, 9 April 2020

Are our preschool teachers worth more than they were two months ago?
Brookings, 13 April 2020

Jobs report to show ground zero of COVID-19 impact in Canada
Bloomberg, 8 April 2020

We’re going to need a Marshall Plan to rebuild after COVID-19
Policy Options, 2 April 2020

Virus lays bare the frailty of the social contract
Financial Times, 4 April 2020

Once the pandemic is over, we’ll need a new social contract for Canada
Hill Times, 6 April 2020

Taking care of each other is essential work
VICE, 7 April 2020