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Early childhood education and care: A foundation for a fair and productive society

September 26, 2017Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 1055 Marginal Road, Halifax, Kenneth C. Rowe Hall The Conference Board of Canada study suggests the universal provision of Early Childhood Education (ECE) has the potential to improve socio-economic outcomes including the reduction of poverty and income inequality. There is compelling...

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Pre-primary decision up to parents, but N.S. has made right choice

Local Xpress, July 25, 2017 Excerpt: "Regardless of their motivations, all of Nova Scotia will prosper from this essential investment in their youngest citizens. By improving educational outcomes, reducing illiteracy and poverty, and making the province a place where young families want to come and stay, Nova Scotia will feel...

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Recap Video Featuring Margaret McCain - Early Childhood Education Summit

View a recap from the Early Childhood Education Summit in Montreal, May 4-5, 2017

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Universal preschool a game changer for Nova Scotia

May 3, 2017 Nova Scotia becomes the third jurisdiction in Canada, following Ontario and the Northwest Territories, to provide two years of preschool education for all children. The initiative begins this fall in 30 schools providing a full day of play-based learning to over 700 four year olds. Within four...

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New Early Years Centre in O'Leary, Prince Edward Island

December 5, 2016 CHANCES Family Centre launches a new Early Years Centre in O’Leary, Prince Edward Island. The Centre will welcome 6 infants and 37 preschool children and is already close to full capacity. Local MLA and Health Minister Robbie Henderson congratulated CHANCES on their determination to make it happen...

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