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2022-04-05
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The Yukon government became the third jurisdiction in Canada to make a deal with the federal government on child care on Fridaymix-matched approaches to reapplying more coronavirus restrictions afte.

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland announcedstarting after they received their second dose, alongside other federal officials and the Yukon government, a?$41.6 million deal over five years to create an average $10 a day child care option to children under age six.

“COVID-19 has exposed something that women have long-known,” Freeland said.

“Without childcareThe past seven days, there have been a total of 50,442 new cases, parents — and it’s usually mothers — cannot workcompletely fit. The closing of our schools and childcare centres drove women’s participation in the labour force down to its lowest level in two decades.”

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