Care Economies in Context

Facts and Context

Fact Sheet: Childcare & Caregivers in Canada

Early analysis of the data gathered in the Care Economy in Canada study shows the costs of childcare for caregivers across Canada extend into caregivers’ health, wellbeing, and careers. While all caregivers are susceptible to these impacts, women are consistently more likely to experience them than men. Women are joined by caregivers with three or more children and those with additional care responsibilities as the types of caregivers most likely to leave paid work as a result of childcare.

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