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Canada still needs child care

Canadians have less access to services than those in 19 other countries.

Canada still needs child careAnother federal election is underway and Canadians are still putting child care on the front burner. Here's why:

— Despite repeated election promises, Canada still does not have a child care system.

— Despite Stephen Harper's claim that he spent more than ever before, Canada still spends less on early childhood education and care services than 13 other developed countries, including the USA.

— Despite Harper's so-called Universal Child Care Benefit, Canadian families still can't find or afford quality child care.

— Despite Harper's promise of more spaces, Canadian children still have less access to early childhood education and care services than those in 19 other countries...

Links and sources
  Election 2008: Canada still needs child care, Public Service Alliance of Canada BC, September 22, 2008
  Code Blue for child care website

Posted: September 26, 2008

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