Opinions & Analysis

It's time to pivot to the care economy and invest in care

It's time to pivot to the care economy and invest in care

So far no government has talked about addressing the world's first "she-cession" by spending more on the social infrastructure we all rely on to provide care to each other.

The care economy includes -- but isn't limited to -- health care, child care, elder care and education, sectors that generated jobs before the pandemic and will expand afterward because of Canada's aging population.