Powerful X Nature - Affordable Childcare In Ontario

Date: May 7 th , 2018

Hosts : Jeance & Seymouria

Guests : Professor Gordon Cleveland (UTSC); Laural Rothman (Ontario Coalition for Better Childcare)


Topic : Affordable Childcare

With the Ontario provincial election drawing closer, the Powerful by Nature team covered a topic close to our hearts : Affordable Childcare. Our hosts Seymouria and Jeneace led a powerful conversation with special guests Professor Gordon Cleveland, whose research focuses on the economics of early childhood and childcare policy, and Laurel Rothman from the Ontario Coalition for Better Childcare. Breaking down everything from the high costs of childcare in Ontario and Toronto to the three provincial party childcare platforms, our two guests gave us a roadmap for making childcare affordable and accessible for all, and (spoiler alert) if there was governmental will, there would be a way! Listen to this very special episode below and, if affordable childcare matters to you, remember to vote Liberal or NDP this provincial election!

Our music selection this week
1) Nice For What – Drake
2) Ring – Khlani & Cardi B
3) X – Nicky Jam

To learn more about the Ontario Coalition for Better Childcare & their election campaign toolkit, please visit http://www.childcareontario.org/election_campaign_toolkit

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