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The meaningful munificence of Margaret McCain

Source: Atlantic Business magazine, Vol. 23, Issue 5 Excerpt: ""Philanthropy is far more than writing a check,” [McCain] says. "There is charitable philanthropy and there's strategic philanthropy. And we've done both ... But let’s say I do live another 20 years. I have to be effective. And effective philanthropy is...

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PEI Takes Another Step Towards Integrated Early Childhood System

Prince Edward Island takes another step to transform its patchwork of child and family services into an integrated early childhood system. The government of PEI announced further investment in Best Start, the provincial newborn screening and home-visiting program operated by CHANCES Family Centre in partnership with Public Heath Nursing and...

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Province to Consult Nova Scotians on Early Years

"Giving Children the Best Start: The Early Years is an opportunity for Nova Scotians to rally behind their children, to build a seamless and comprehensive continuum of supports from the prenatal period through to elementary schooling. This is the most effective means to ensure all children have an even-handed opportunity...

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Foundation helps children's centre destroyed by floods

PERTH-ANDOVER, NB, April 3, 2012 /CNW/ - The Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation is contributing $25,000 to help young children heal following last month's devastating floods. "The Future Footprints Early Learning Centre has a critical role to play in helping preschool children understand the disaster and to feel the...

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NB CBC Interviews Hon. Margaret McCain

The CBC's Harry Forestell talks with Margaret McCain, early childhood education advocate. Transcript: "Advocates of early childhood learning met with the Minister of Education today. They're trying to convince New Brunswick to expand publicly funded education and care to all 2- to 5-year-olds. Several pilot projects have already shown that...

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