From Murray Rankin's Desk: Childcare is a national priority

President Obama used the State of the Union to highlight the importance of affordable childcare: "In today's economy, when having both parents in the workforce is an economic necessity for many families, we need affordable, high-quality childcare more than ever. It's not a nice-to-have, it's a must-have."

In Canada, the Official Opposition has proposed a universal childcare plan, offering families high-quality childcare for no more than $15 per day. Learn more at