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How Canadian daycare compares to Sweden, the U.S. and other countries

This is part of a Globe series about building a better daycare system in Canada that examines just who is watching the kids, across the country and around the world. Join the conversation on Twitter: follow @globelife and use the hashtag #globedaycare

How Canada compares

The chart below shows how Canada stacks up against other countries on a number of benchmarks — from parental leave to daycare subsidies.

*Data for the United Kingdom refer to England only.
SOURCE: UNICEF

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