Caregivers across Canada have always done mandatory, unpaid overtime — a ‘double day’ of work and care, on top of every other obligation in their lives. This second shift is with their families, taking care of kids or other loved ones. The COVID-19 pandemic has opened the eyes of some Canadians to just how pervasive and exhausting this double day really is.
But Amanda Munday is not one of them.
As the founder of The Workaround, a Toronto co-working space that offers childcare and a community atmosphere to remote workers, her business is built upon the reality that freedom for many parents is the ability to balance personal duties and professional responsibilities. As a childcare advocate, she understands the economic and social benefits of universal, accessible daycare options for all. And as the single mother of a 6-year-old and a 4-year-old during a global pan
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