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#8 Erin O’Toole Doesn’t Want to Fight
With massive childcare announcements and talk of abortion access, the Liberal government seems to be focusing on women lately. Is it pre-election pandering or just good governance? And we look at the state of the Conservative Party, whose leader says he does not want an election.

This week’s contributors: Celina Caesar-ChavannesLeena MinifieStuart Thomson

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UPDATE: Since recording the episode, the federal government has announced its commitment to support Manitoba’s childcare program with $1.2-billion over the next 5 years to achieve $10-a-day childcare for kids under the age of six by 2025-26.

This episode is supported by Aussie Hair, CIBC Aventura, and The Peak

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