Indigenous child care issues the focus at CUPE national child care event

CUPE national recently hosted a two-day round table on Child Care which brought together academics, child care providers, labour activists and representatives from Indigenous organizations.

 “We welcome this opportunity to be true allies to Indigenous peoples,” said CUPE National President Mark Hancock in his opening address to a full room of child care workers and activists. “Your thoughts and reflection will help us pressure governments in Canada to work with Indigenous peoples in implementing child care and early childhood learning programs that meet the needs of Indigenous families and communities.”