Over the last few months, we have been trying to get a petition out that collects the support behind the concept of dads sharing an equal role in parenting in 2016, and thus needing equal access to diaper change tables in public.
The petition started back around mother’s day, and got some okay support and a few appearances on local radio stations (thanks Fresh-FM and CJBK!), but didn’t capture the momentum we hoped in order to hit our target and take our request of local businesses public.
Then, Obama got awesome on people yet again. He passed a law in the US that made it mandatory to offer change tables in both bathrooms, and our petition on change.org caught a new life.
El Presidente Jeremy was contacted by an awesome journalist from MacLean’s Magazine, and that article can be found here:
The Fight For Diaper Changing Tables in Men's Washrooms
Should all men's washrooms in Canada have diaper-changing tables, or is there no place for the state in the nation’s public loos?
Once Erica’s story went viral, more media attention followed. Jeremy and Brett Roberts both appeared on a number of radio stations across the province, and Dale Carruthers from the London Free Press picked up the story as well: