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Changing the status quo for child care: Easy as pie--1, 2, 3--A, B, C

March 8, 2017 by Martha Friendly

Changing the status quo for child care:  Easy as pie--1, 2, 3--A, B, C

In 2012, the National Film Board released Status Quo,  Karen Cho's documentary that aptly identified child care as one of three pieces of “the unfinished business of feminism in Canada".  A national child care program, the film observed, was one of the few (if not the only) recommendation of the 1970 Royal Commission on the Status of Women that had not been addressed at all.  

So on International Women's Day 2017--five years and a change of government since the film's debut--it is timely to take stock of the Canadian child care status quo once again.  

read full blog post at Childcare Resource and Research Unit (CRRU)


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