National daycare! It was a contentious issue in 2005/06, with parents rallying across Canada in opposition to the then Liberals of Paul Martin’s daycare plan, culminating with a mass rally on Parliament Hill. This time parents are just as angry, but is another mass protest likely?
Guests: Green Show Hockey Moms, including the Mom who started the 2005 anti-national daycare initiative and organized the first rally.
Michelle Olson. Fmr. Alberta president of Home By Choice. She started the 2005/06 protest against the Liberals national daycare plan.
Helen Ward. President. Kids First Parents Association of Canada. Communicates with university profs (two Canadian, one American) whose study shows kids in daycare in Quebec develop antisocial and other problems far more frequently than kids who are in a one parent stays home family
Sheila Gunn Reid. Paramedic. Stay at home Mom