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Denise Balkissoon
Denise Balkissoon

Denise Balkissoon

Journalist and editor

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Dear Ontario: Licensing daycares won’t fix the real problems

I don’t currently see any benefits to more accessible licensing for daycare providers – or parents. What’s more, the Ontario government’s lacklustre announcement didn’t tell me anything about how they plan to make daycare more affordable or accessible

Jun 07, 2017

Seeking an antidote to The Handmaid’s Tale

Margaret Atwood’s best-seller is not for everyone, and for those who want more, there’s a fat catalogue of reproductive fiction that speculates about reproduction going back more than a century

May 26, 2017

The pro-choice memoir we all need right now

Abortion access in Canada isn’t the literal battleground it is in the United States. But the societal and economic barriers discussed in Dr. Willie Parker’s book are important for us all to consider

Mar 31, 2017

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Denise Balkissoon is an editor in the Globe’s Life section and a columnist in Comment. The National Magazine Award-winning writer is also a co-founder of The Ethnic Aisle, a blog about race and ethnicity in the Greater Toronto Area.



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