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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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Crime prevention starts in early childhood

On February 8, 2012, the Chronicle Herald published an editorial by Dr. John C. LeBlanc and Jim Mustard. Dr. LeBlanc is an associate professor, Dalhousie University, and president, Atlantic Pediatric Society. Jim Mustard is with the Atlantic Network for Early Human Development and is an Inverness County councillor. Excerpt: "Youth...

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Congratulations La Boussole!

Cake cutting FĂ©licitations La Boussole! On December 6, 2011, La Boussole, Centre de la petite enfance et de la famille de Richibucto celebrated its first anniversary. The Hon. Margaret Norrie McCain and Jane Bertrand sent the following message to La Boussole on this occasion:Together you have accomplished much in the...

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Smart Start Joins PEI

Smart Start PEI joins new Preschool Excellence InitiativeSmart Start, the integrated service model demonstrating best practices in early childhood service delivery, is becoming part of the PEI government’s new Preschool Excellence Initiative. Four Smart Start programs have been selected to become Early Years Centres in phase one of implementation. Early...

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