The time for ideological debates are long past. Most parents of young children are in the workforce and they need and deserve high quality, accessible daycare. UNICEF has usefully reminded us that such a system does not currently exist in Canada.
The time for ideological debates rarely goes away. On most subjects there is usually room to disagree and argue on an ongoing basis. I would think child care is very much among those. And the fact that “most parents of young children are in the workforce” is not a reason to stop wondering whether that’s a good thing. Quite the contrary.by