Grassroots redefined in Hill Times article on Childcare
Finley defends government's childcare plan as more lobby against it
A grassroots child care lobby called "Code Blue"--named after the term for a medical emergency--has gained significant momentum in ridings, as labour unions, non-profit groups, municipalities, provincial ministers and volunteers get on board.
Campaigners have been actively organizing town hall meetings and writing letters in Conservative-held ridings, said Monica Lysack, director of the Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada, a national organization leading much of the campaign.
One person's 'grassroots' is another's government funded lobby group.
Turning off the taps