Media


School Boards – Expand Early Childhood Education

The Chronicle HeraldSeptember 22, 2015 Learning happens long before students take their first steps into their primary classroom on the first day of school. As parents and caregivers know, children start learning and observing the moment they are born. School boards across the province have shown their support for early...

Read More >



Nova Scotia Now Has An Early Years Centre In Every School Board

September 15, 2015 With thanks to the Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation for providing $500,000 for evaluation and professional learning over 5 years, Nova Scotia now has an early years centre in every school board in the province. Congratulations Nova Scotia for making the early years a priority! To...

Read More >



Centres Helping Students Socialize News

Cape Breton PostAugust 16, 2015 Excerpt: "To help prepare young children for the elementary school experience, the provincial government under the leadership of Minister Karen Casey has opened preschool Early Years Centres across Nova Scotia. The Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation is providing $500,000 over five years to help...

Read More >



Early Learning Centres Secure Future News

The Chronicle HeraldJuly 30, 2015 Excerpt: "To help prepare today’s young children for the elementary school experience, the provincial government, under the leadership of Education Minister Karen Casey, has opened preschool early years centres all across Nova Scotia. The Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation is providing $500,000 over five...

Read More >



Smart Investment in our Future

Edmonton JournalJune 30, 2015 Excerpt: "The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child identifies ECE as a right of all children. But children have no means to exercise that right. They cannot vote; they have no professional lobbyists. We are raising our voices on their behalf in the...

Read More >