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Seamless Day Kindergarten pilot program expands

Government of British Columbia, October 18, 2021 Excerpt: "Some of B.C.’s youngest learners and their families will benefit from an expansion of the Seamless Day Kindergarten pilot program as it grows from four schools to 25.“I’m thrilled with the success of the Seamless Day Kindergarten pilot program so far. That’s...

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The Liberals promise big spending on child care. The Conservatives, not so much

The Globe and Mail, September 13, 2021 Excerpt: "Scott Moe is not a fan of Justin Trudeau. The Saskatchewan Premier has long been at odds with the federal Liberals. Yet in mid-August, two days before the election campaign began, Mr. Moe’s government signed on to Mr. Trudeau’s national child-care plan.Why?...

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Did Full-Day Kindergarten Work?

TVO, August 30, 2021 Tune in August 30th, 8:00 p.m. EST. Has full-day kindergarten accomplished its intended goals? Elizabeth Dhuey, University of Toronto; Jane Betrand, Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation Inc.; and Kristin Rushowy, Toronto Star look back at the once-in-a-generation change to public education. Learn more

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Open Letter to Nova Scotia Premier Designate Tim Houston

Margaret McCain | August 26, 2021 Allow me to congratulate you in your new role as Premier of Nova Scotia. As chair of the Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation, I have had the pleasure of working with five of your province's premiers in our mutual pursuit to ensure the...

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$10 A Day Child Care for Families in Saskatchewan

Government of Saskatchewan, August 13, 2021 Excerpt: "In addition to significantly reducing the cost of child care, federal funding of close to $1.1 billion over the next five years will lead to the creation of 28,000 new regulated early learning and child care spaces to help ensure Saskatchewan families with...

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