A version of this podcast appeared in the Huffington Post
In a recent UNICEF report, Canada ranked in the bottom half of the world’s richest countries in overall child well-being and child equality.
Experts say that a lack of access to healthcare and inadequate support for parents are reasons why Canada lags behind.
Nicole Letourneau is an expert advisor with EvidenceNetwork.ca, and the author of Scientific Parenting. She is a professor at the University of Calgary’s Owerko Centre focused on children’s neurodevelopment.
Interview by Dane Wanniarachige, journalist intern at EvidenceNetwork.ca.
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