Presentations - 2014


Early Childhood Education Report 2014

November 12, 2014 This is the second status report on how the provinces and territories are supporting preschool education and care. The long version of the ECE Report includes the background data and rationale, charts and figures, methodology, and profiles and complete references for each jurisdiction. Please visit: TimeForPreschool.ca to...

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Catherine Callbeck Gala

October 16, 2014, Charlottetown, PEI CHANCES is supported by MWMFF to build an integrated platform for young children and their families in Charlottetown, PEI. On October 16, 2014, the fundraising efforts were celebrated at a gala dinner at the Prince Edward Island Convention Centre. This event honored Hon. Catherine Callbeck...

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Remarks by the Honourable Margaret McCain to the Philanthropy Symposium

June 2, 2014St. John's, Newfoundland My husband and I had a long involvement in personal philanthropy. It wasn’t terribly organized; we made our decisions about giving over the kitchen table. It was my association with Dr. Fraser Mustard in developing the first two Early Years Studies that helped to focus...

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The Early Years Last a Lifetime

April 10, 2014 The Harris Centre has partnered with the Jimmy Pratt Family Foundation and the Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation to facilitate a year-long discussion about early childhood education in Newfoundland and Labrador. To access video from The Harris Centre Click Here. To access Workshop video's from The...

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Smart Public Policy Includes Early Childhood Education

April 2, 2014The remarks of Margaret Norrie McCain, given at Mount Saint Vincent University on April 2, 2014. Ms. McCain argues for the centrality of early learning experiences in providing children with a strong foundation for their future health, academic success, and wellbeing. By integrating new services and policies into...

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