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Peter Jon Mitchell

Program Director, Family (Acting)

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Does America Need Universal Child Care to Recover from the Pandemic?
REPORT April 23rd

Recently, both Canadian and U.S. experts have advocated for a government-run day care system in response to the coronavirus pandemic, writes Andrea Mrozek in the Institute for Family Studies.

However, Mrozek writes, there are other options available to legislatures interested in helping parents. 

Political parties trying to entice voters with family-friendly platforms
REPORT September 30th

It's looking like whoever wins the Canadian federal election will be focused on families and helping them get ahead.

Young families are feeling economic pressure, and we’re seeing this federal campaign responding to that challenge, notes Peter Jon Mitchell, Acting Program Director of Cardus Family.

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