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Look where “childcare choices” has gotten us – dead last.

Remember how Harper and company canceled the childcare agreements that Paul Martin had put in place with the provinces a couple of years back, claiming it would prevent “choice” for parents when they wanted to pick childcare options? The Conservative replacement for these agreements was to send families 100$ a month.

A new UN report yesterday shows that decision was the wrong choice:

A comparison of 25 developed countries puts Canada, along with Ireland, at the bottom. Even the United States is ahead of us. Canada met just one of 10 standards measuring affordability and quality of daycare and other early childhood services, such as parental leave and overall government […]

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