A weekly round-up of insight and analysis in the media from Atkinson Fellow on the Future of Workers, Armine Yalnizyan.
Ahead of the Federal budget Armine discussed child care investments being a priority as macroeconomic issue, the necessary focus on quality and quantity, and that it pays for itself, on CBC News Network’s Rosemary Barton Live. (April 18, 2021)
Armine spoke to The Globe and Mail about the historical significance of the Federal budget’s funding for child care. “This is a legacy piece of policy work whose time has finally come.” (April 19, 2021)
“This is the only policy amenable too available to any level of goverment to assure that we are maximizing our economic potential for recovery.” Armine underscored on TVO’s The Agenda panel on child care being key to Canada’s economic recovery. (April 20, 2021)
“I’m very hopeful that for the first time with political will, as well as money, and ambition at the table, we are going to get to where we need to go,” Armine said on the child care investment in the Federal budget to The Canadian Press. (April 20, 2021)