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Securing the Future of Our Children

William Doo Auditorium, New College, University of Toronto

The University of Toronto's School of Public Policy and Governance
presents a one-day conference exploring public policy and child
well-being in Canada.


  • Society's Role in the Optimal Development of Children--A keynote address by the Honourable Margaret Norrie McCain
  • The Effects of Non Parental Care: Evidence from Two Recent Policy
    Innovations-- Michael Baker, RBC Chair in Public and Economic Policy,
    Department of Economics Faculty of Arts and Science, University of
  • Keeping Our Children Safe: Protecting Them from Cyber Abuse--Faye
    Mishna, McCain Chair in Child and Family, Faculty of Social Work,
    University of Toronto
  • Linking Policy Research and Policy Outcomes: The Early Learning
    and Child Care Policy Community and Its Impact on Policy Making--Linda
    White, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts and Science,
    University of Toronto
  • Child Care Centre Quality: What Counts and How Do We Count
    It?--Michal Perlman, Department of Human Development and Applied
    Psychology, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE),
    University of Toronto

Event is free and open to the public but advance registration is required as seating is limited.

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[Source: Childcare Resource and Research Unit e-mail news,]