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Universal Child Care Announcement Expected in Throne Speech
REPORT September 1st

Support for a universal child care plan has been voiced by both the minority Liberal government and the NDP. Child care advocates welcome the news, but the approach and expenditure also have critics.

“One of the challenges of funding child care directly is that it funds spaces, it doesn’t fund children. So even when those spaces go unfilled, money is still directed to unfilled spaces,” notes Peter Jon Mitchell, the acting program director for Cardus Family.

Incurred benefits of married people
REPORT July 15th

Few of us would claim marriage is unimportant, regardless of whether we like or dislike the institution. So why did Statistics Canada stop collecting data on marriage?

Bringing Cardus research into the conversation, Peter Shawn Taylor, Senior Features Editor for C2C Journal, joins the Danielle Smith Show to discuss.

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