by: Jacob Laneria“Nannygate”. Basic details of the controversy could be read in Coyle, J. (2015 Dec 1). Trudeau draws flak after his two nannies being put on public payroll. Toronto Star. Retrieved September 11, 2021, from https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2015/12/01/taxpayers-pay-for-trudeaus-nannies-report.html. An important op-ed that links Canada’s child-care policy to its immigration policy is from Tungohan, E. (2015 Dec 4). Nannygate a controversy only because Canada undervalues caregivers. Edmonton Journal. Retrieved September 11, 2021, from https://edmontonjournal.com/news/politics/opinion-nannygate-a-controversy-only-because-canada-undervalues-caregivers/. The two Filipina caregivers are Marian Puego and Marilou Trayvilla.
About the poet Jacob Laneria is currently a lecturer at the University of the Philippines Visayas, Iloilo. Some of his works have appeared in Revolt Magazine, Loch Raven Review, Ani, and Katitikan. His zine of short fiction, Mga Migranteng Sandali, is distributed by Kasingkasing Press. He lives near Iloilo City.