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Lecture 22

45-211 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Child Care, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Riding Association


Department
Political Science
Course Code
POLS 2110
Professor
Cheryl Collier
Lecture
22

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Lecture 22
Stalled – Quebec and Federal Level
Class Outline
Finish Ontario
Quebec
oBackground
oMilestones
oNumbers
oExplanations
Federal Level
oNumbers
oExplanations
Ontario – Substantive Representation?
In 1996, the Ontario Women’s Directorate was the only
bureaucractic agency set up to deal with women’s issues
oIt used to be more active in developing women’s policy and
funneling this through the Minister Responsible
oNow it serves as a multi0faceted body working to provide
services asto women in the provinces; providing grants to
women’s groups and advises the Minister Responsible
oBudget in 1996 ~ $18 mil
oBudget in 2007 ~ $17 mil
Policy?
Child care – some progress under Liberals to re-introduce spaces
and funding lost under Harris Tories
oNever reached height of NDP spending/program initiative
oMost positive policy – full day kindergarten – phased in for
4 and 5 year olds
Notably protected in latest budget – <t the mandate
of the “Education Premier
Violence against women – main focus of OWD
oAnti-violence Action Plan 2007; updated in 2012
Funding replaced that was cut under Harris
Law and order focus continues
Never reached height of NDP spending/program
initiative
oNewer focus on education – “It’s Never Okay” 2015
Restoring funding to second stage housing planned
Conclusion
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