A weekly round-up of insight and analysis in the media from Atkinson Fellow on the Future of Workers, Armine Yalnizyan.
“You can’t juggle child care, home-schooling and paid work. I guarantee you that as this thing continues, more women will be throwing in the towel,” Armine’s words and analysis are referenced in Michelle Landsberg’s piece on the promise of child care for women in Canada over the last decade, and why it is even more urgent in this pandemic. (November 10)
With Canada’s population aging out of the workforce, Armine told the Toronto Star that accessible and high-quality child care will be key to keeping younger Canadians working. On the cusp of a national child care strategy, public oversight and significant federal spending is key. (November 12)