Back To School

Back to School; disaster proof the social safety net, childcare

We know that families in our community are anxious as they make the decision to send their children back to school or to further their education from home. Families with small children will have to decide whether-or-not to place small children in childcare or struggle to return to work without adequate child care in place.

We know that in Cornwall and SD&G, childcare spaces can be difficult to come by. The Ontario Coalition for better Childcare has reported that there could be up to 60% to 70% fewer child care spaces across Ontario than there were before the COVID-19 pandemic began.

As we begin to shape the new normal, child care must be at the heart of the post-COVID economy. Please join our call to disaster-proof the social safety net and include a childcare plan that works for working families.

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