A weekly round-up of insight and analysis in the media from Atkinson Fellow on the Future of Workers, Armine Yalnizyan.
“No recovery without at she-covery,” Armine underscored on Global News describing how women have been the hardest hit in the COVID-19 crisis, and that economic recovery depends on child care. (September 23)
Armine spoke with The Morning Show with Stafford and Supriya about the commitment to early learning and child care in the Throne Speech, and the action needed to back it up. “It’s not just add money and stir.” At 32:50. (September 24)
“Child care is the chokepoint of the recovery.” Armine spoke with Stephanie Hughes for Yahoo!Finance about the government’s plans for child care in the recovery. (September 24)
Armine joined Global News’ Charles Adler Tonight to discuss the benefits of a national childcare program in Canada. (September 24)
“Money without a strategy will simply expand a market that already fails many families,” Armine advised in the Huffington Post about the compensation for workers and accountability measure that will make a national early learning and child care meet its promise. (September 24)
Armine spoke with CBC’s Ottawa Morning about what the Throne Speech commitments on child care, women and the economy mean for Canada’s economic recovery. (September 24)
Child care will be key to rebuilding Canada’s economy after the COVID-19 crisis, and a high-quality system that values works will be vital to its success Armine shared with Vassy Kapelos in an exchange for CBC’s Power and Politics. (September 25)