Trudeau’s childcare challenges should make for better policies for families in long-run

Trudeau's hard-won insights into what all parents need to do to keep it all together during this very demanding period of their lives should lend itself to better and more rigorous policy making that is responsive to the challenges that every family faces—inside the legislature, and out. And isn’t that the whole point?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his wife Sophie Grégoire, and their three children, Ella-Grace, Hadrien and Xavier, pictured with Government House Leader Dominic LeBlanc on Nov. 4, walking to Rideau Hall to be sworn into government. The Trudeau-Grégoire family is getting flack for having tax-payer funded caregivers for their children. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Nancy Peckford

PUBLISHED : Friday, Dec. 4, 2015 4:57 PM

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