August 10, 2021
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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.
Tiffany Lam
Producer
Tristan Capacchione
Audio Editor & Technical Producer
Kevin Sexton
Producer

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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