Celebrating Family Day amid mounting financial challenges
Originally Broadcast on CTV News
Featuring Julia Chung
February 20, 2023
The Family Day holiday aims to give people a chance to spend time with their loved ones. But with soaring inflation and high interest rates, having a family in 2023 is more expensive than ever.
“Wages have still not kept up, the cost of childcare has increased, the supports to family members from government have actually decreased but they’re starting to pick back up. I do think it’s harder to be a parent in so many ways right now,”
– Julia Chung
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