Media - New Brunswick


Margaret McCain pushes for expanding education to include 4 year olds

CBC News, June 22, 2016 Excerpt: "Former lieutenant governor Margaret McCain says if the provincial government is serious about fixing its literacy problems it needs to make radical changes that could mean an expansion of public education. McCain said it's time to adopt the Finnish model and expand public education...

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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...

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More work needs to be done to reduce adult literacy deficits, says former lieutenant-governor

Margaret McCain, the former first female lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick, addressed New Brunswick’s Department of Education and Early Childhood Development in Fredericton on Wednesday about a link between literacy and early education. Photo: Elizabeth Fraser/ the Daily Gleaner Elizabeth Fraser, The Daily Gleaner Former New Brunswick Lt.-Gov. Margaret McCain says...

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Early Childhood Education is Vital

The TelegramJuly 14, 2015 Excerpt: "Investing in our children is investing in the future of our country. There is no better way to do this than through high-quality early childhood education (ECE)." To read the entire article

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Open Letter: A Smart Investment in Our Future

In an open letter sent to several media across Canada, a group of charitable foundations urge politicians to look at early childhood education in a new light - as a must-have element to build a more prosperous Canada for all. To access the Early Child Development Funders Working Group page

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