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UNB Launches Feasibility Study into Early Childhood Degree

Source: Faculty of Education, University of New Brunswick, February 2013 Excerpt: "The Faculty of Education at the University of New Brunswick has partnered with the Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation and the Jimmy Pratt Family Foundation to conduct a feasibility study into an online B.Ed. degree in early childhood...

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MWMFF Attends ECD Funders Working Group in Montreal

On January 31 and February 1, 2013 members of the Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation attended meetings of the ECD Funders Working Group in Montreal, Quebec. The main topics of the meetings were children's rights and the Early Development Instrument (EDI). The Funders Working Group The Margaret & Wallace...

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La Boussole Centre Named Success Story

Source: Overcoming Poverty Together: Community Inclusion Networks Success Stories, Vol. 1 number 1 December 2012 Excerpt: Kent Region - Kent Community Inclusion Network (CIN Kent) The Centre for Early Childhood and Family La Boussole, in Richibucto, offers a complete range of services to families with children 0 to 5 years...

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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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