Presentations


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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Early Childhood Development Summit

November 22, 2013Winnipeg, Manitoba The Honourable Margaret McCain's Address to the Early Childhood Development SummitMinister Kevin Chief, fellow panelists, I would like to thank the sponsors for inviting me to speak today. I’ve been asked why the Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation is focused on early childhood development. Our...

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Successful Kids; Successful Country

November 13, 2013Public Policy Forum, Harris Centre, St. John’s Newfoundland Successful Kids; Successful Country - Why Smart Public Policy Needs to Include Early Childhood Education

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