Care Work

Icon: Care Work Icon: Some Progress
Some Progress

COVID-19 exposed how important care is for our society and our economy, while also demonstrating just how fragile the care sector is.


70% of women surveyed by Oxfam Canada reported feeling more anxious, depressed, isolated, overworked or ill because of having to shoulder even more unpaid care work as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.


— Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, 2020

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