This letter was sent to Ontario’s Minister of Finance and President of the Treasury Board of the Government of Ontario on Friday February 5, 2021.
It states four immediate and meaningful actions that the provincial government can take to move forward on Early Learning and Child Care, avoid further macroeconomic damage from this crisis, and maximize growth:
The letter also offers cautions about three other ways to proceed that may be attractive to this government given their previous approaches, through vouchers, deregulation and resisting conditional federal funding.
The letter was written by Armine Yalnizyan, Atkinson Fellow on the Future of Workers. Any errors are the authors’ own.