Media Round-Up: April 17 to April 23

A weekly round-up of insight and analysis in the media from Atkinson Fellow on the Future of Workers, Armine Yalnizyan.

The big issue in the next federal budget should be the Care Economy, wrote Armine alongside Pat Armstrong, Marjorie Cohen, Laurell Ritchie and Leah Vosko in Maclean’s. (April 17, 2021)

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)

The program announced in the Federal budget is a recognition of the economic benefits of child care, Armine told The Globe and Mail‘s Patrick Brethour’s Federal budget 2021 coverage. (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)

Investing in The Care Economy could build the next middle class of the 21st century, Armine told BNN Bloomberg’s Amanda Lang. (April 21, 2021)

Armine is “Who’s up” in Politico‘s weekly feature for coining the term “she-cession” and her response to the Federal budget. (April 21, 2021)

Armine spoke with Dahlia Kurz on Sirius XM radio Canada Talks’s Good Mornings with Dahlia Kurz about how The Care Economy can revive, restore and rejuvenate Canada. (April 22, 2021)