October 2016 View Craig Alexander, Senior Vice-President and the Chief Economist of The Conference Board of Canada, presentation to the Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation Inc. Board; Building The Workforce of the Future: The Case for ECE Investment.
The Honourable Margaret McCain presented at the OECD Ensemble for Education: 1st Early Childhood Education Action Congress in Paris, outlining the success we've had in Canada through the Early Years Study. Access the presentation (pdf)
A new video on the Time for Preschool webpage provides an inside view of an early education program, from the perspective of children, parents and educators.
November 4, 2015, Fredericton, New Brunswick
The Honourable Margaret McCain's presentation to the public consultations on New Brunswick's 10-Year Education....
Top economists tell government why investing in early education pays off
Awarding winning economists Pierre Fortin of the University of Quebec at Montreal and Craig Alexander, former vice-president and chief economist with the TD Bank and now with the C.D. Howe institute, presented about the multiple benefits of public investment in early education and child care. They were joined by former Lieutenant Governor Margaret Norrie McCain.
Sponsored by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, the Department of Education at the University of New Brunswick and the Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation Inc.