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CUPE National’s Equality director Maureen Morrison is part of the Canadian labour delegation gathered this week in New York at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women meeting.

In this webcast from the UNCSW, Morrison, a child care activist for 30 years, speaks with Mira Hill, who also wants Canada to adopt an accessible, universal child care program. Hill is from the Centre for Northern Families in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

Three-quarters of women in Canada want child care yet there are spaces for fewer than 20 per cent of the women who need it. In a recent study, Canada ranked last out of 25 countries on access to child care.

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