Quebec's Child-Care Program Could Be Adopted Nationwide To Boost Economy: Bank Of Canada

OTTAWA — The head of the Bank of Canada is pointing to Quebec's subsidized child-care program as a possible tool to boost the entire economy because it could significantly raise female workforce participation across the country.

In a speech Tuesday, bank governor Stephen Poloz used Quebec's affordable child-care model as one way to show how Canada could unlock some of the considerable untapped potential in its labour force.

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