“Looking after your own child is work, and it’s honourable work and it’s essential work and it should be regarded as such” – Helen Ward

Kids First President Helen Ward quoted:

Nov. 18, 2020. Alex Ballingall. The Star – article (web): “Ottawa considering tying provincial money for child care to a new set of national standards

See Kids First PDF copy for reference here

NOTE from Helen Ward: I never use the term “stay at home” because it is meaningless and inaccurate as I said to this to the reporter. I spoke to him about how subsidizing daycare spaces is a subsidy to employers – corporate welfare, and about the low quality research, etc. Glad to be included at all but we are still waiting for balanced and accurate coverage of this issue.