Pat Armstrong, Marjorie Cohen, Laurell Ritchie, Leah Vosko and Armine Yalnizyan. “The big issue in the next federal budget should be the Care Economy” Maclean’s. April 17, 2021.

Pat Armstrong, Marjorie Griffin Cohen, Laurell Ritchie, Armine Yalnizyan, Leah Vosko.  “A new vision for the role of care in Canada.” Rabble. April 16, 2021.

Colleen Fuller. “We need a better and more caring economy”Rabble, April 16, 2021.

Maya Bhullar. “Investing in a feminist economic recovery.”  Rabble, April 13, 2021.

Armine Yalnizyan. “The caring economy is the chokepoint of recovery:  What’s the plan to value the people we know are essential to our well-being?” The Globe and Mail. March 18, 2021.

Karl Nerenberg.  “Canada must radically reform disastrous long-term care system.”  Rabble. April 1, 2021. 

Sarah Kaplan, “How the caring economy can revive us,” Corporate Knights. November 6, 2020.

Ito Peng, “Why Canadians should care about the global care economy” March 16, 2018.

Tera van Osch, The gender impact of Coronavirus: How to move to an economy that cares for people and the planet. CIDSE. March 25, 2020.

The White House.  Fact Sheet:  The American Families Plan.  April 28, 2021.

Edward Keenan, “What would Joe Biden call Doug Ford’s paid sick days?” The Hamilton Spectator, April 30, 2021

Ariel Gelrud Shiro and Richard V. Reeves, Class NotesCovid-19 and women’s labor, the care economy, and more.  Brookings  April 22, 2021

Inter-provincial EI Working Group brief to HUMA Parliamentary Committee (Canada) co-signed by 75 organizations, “Making EI Work for Workers” April 2021

Australian Work + Family Roundtable, Work + Care in a Gender Inclusive Recovery: a bold policy agenda for a new social contract.

Anne-Marie Slaughter, “Rosie Could Be a Riveter Only Because of a Care Economy. Where Is Ours? The men and women who went to work and war during World War II were backed by a care economy. We need one too.” The New York Times, April 16, 2021. 

Pat Armstrong, Marjorie Griffin Cohen, Laurell Ritchie, Leah Vosko and Armine Yalnizyan “The Care Economy Statement” The Bullet, April 20, 2021

Marjorie Griffin Cohen, “Budget promises child care but misses opportunities in care economy.” Rabble, April 20, 2021

Community Letter Calling for Extension of Federal Income Supports, February 18, 2021

Armine Yalnizyan and Laurell Ritchie. “Mr. Premier, bring your firecracker: COVID-19 requires two-prong approach to sick days”. Toronto Star Jan. 21, 2021


Amanda Lang, Bloomberg Markets, BNN Bloomberg News, April 21, 2021, Interview with Armine Yalnizyan, “Investing In the Care Economy.”

TVO, The Agenda.  “Is Child Care Key to Canada’s Economic Recovery?” Steve Paikin interviews Armine Yalnizyan, Alana Powell, and Kate Bezanson,  Apr 20, 2021

TVO, The Agenda. “Has Ontario Failed Long-Term Care?” Steve Paikin interview with Pat Armstrong, Peter Shawn Taylor, Vivian Stamatopoulos, Donna Duncan.
Mar 03, 2021

SiriusXM channel 167.  Canada Talks, Cahlia Kurtz, Cahlia Kurtz interview with Armine Yalnizyan, The Care Economy, April 22, 2021


Jerome De Henau & Susan Himmelweit. A Care-Led Recovery from Covid-19: Investing in High-Quality Care to Stimulate and Rebalance the Economy. Feminist Economics. March 1, 2021.

The Foundational Economy Collective.

ILO. The Care Economy

UN Women, COVID-19 and the care economy: Immediate action and structural transformation for a gender-responsive recovery. 

UK Women’s Budget Group, “Creating a Caring Economy: a call to action”

New Zealand, “The Wellbeing Budget, 2019”

New Zealand, “Wellbeing Budget: Rebuilding Together, 2020” 

Wellesley Institute, “Federal Budget 2021

Canadian Women’s Foundation et al., “Resetting Normal: Women, Decent Work and Care”

Office of the Auditor General of Ontario.  Covid-19 Preparedness and Management:  Special Report on Pandemic readiness and Response in Long-Term Care.  April 2021

Eric Tucker, Leah F. Vosko, Sarah Marsden.  “What We Owe Workers as a Matter of Common Humanity: Sickness and Caregiving Leaves and Pay in the Age of Pandemics.”  Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Special Issue: Law in the Time of COVID Volume Volume 57, Issue 3 (Fall 2020)

The Canadian Women’s Foundation, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Ontario, Nonprofit Network, Fay Faraday, Women, Decent Work And Canada’s Fractured Care Economy, The Canadian Women’s Foundation, July 2020.

Jennifer Brennan, Frank Deer, Roopa Desai Trilokekar, Karen Foster, Guy Laforest, Julia M. Wright, Investing In A Better Future: Higher Education And Post-Covid Canada, Royal Society of Canada Briefing Note.  March 29, 2021.

Victoria Esses, Jean McRae, Naomi Alboim, Natalya Brown, Chris Friesen, Margaret Walton-Roberts, Supporting Canada’s COVID-19 Resilience and Recovery Through Robust Immigration Policy and Programs, Royal Society of Canada Briefing Note.  March 2021.

Esyllt Jones, Heather MacDougall, Laurence Monnais, James HanleyCatherine Carstairs, Beyond the COVID-19 Crisis: Building on Lost Opportunities in the History of Public Health, Royal Society of Canada Briefing Note.  March 2021.

Sylvia Fuller And Yue Qian.  Covid-19 And The Gender Gap In Employment Among Parents Of Young Children In Canada,”  Gender & Society, Vol 35 No. 2, April, 2021. 206–217

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