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Nunavut lags behind rest of Canada for use of child care: StatsCan – CBC

StatsCan report says 2 biggest difficulties for parents are lack of spaces and affordability

Aug 26, 2019

Susie Kununak wants to work in an office and wants to support her community of Gjoa Haven, Nunavut — but she can’t because she’s unable to secure regular child care for her daughter.

“I see how they look at it as, ‘Oh she has a child; she won’t be able to get a babysitter; there is no daycare; we can’t hire her,’” Kununak said, a mom of a two-year-old toddler.

“Sometimes someone is available and sometimes no one is available, so it’s just hard to show up at work and promise them you are going to be there.”

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/daycare-spaces-nunavut-1.5259503

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