Media - Nova Scotia


Early Years Centre in Cornwallis to Support Children and Families

Nova News Now, January 19, 2015 Excerpt: "The idea behind an early years centre is simple: work with the community to find out what they need to support our youngest children and once that need is identified, reach out to the community and local partners to make it happen." To...

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Nova Scotia's Newest Early Years Centre

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Four New Early Years Centres Announced January 19, 2015 Families in communities across the province will have services and supports for young children as a result of four new Early Years Centres. The new centres were announced today, Jan. 19, and will be located at: Clark Rutherford Memorial...

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Early Years Centre Giving Kids and Families a Head Start on Schooling

The Yarmouth County VanguardSeptember 23, 2014 Excerpt: "The purpose of these Early Years Centres are to get young pre-school aged children ready for their school years. The centres aim to meet the needs of the community by offering play-based early learning programs for four-year olds, family supports and resources and...

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Early Years Centres Open in Three Communities

Government of Nova Scotia, Education and Early Childhood DevelopmentApril 7, 2014 Excerpt: "Early Years Centres in three communities are now providing families with more access to services and supports for young children. Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Karen Casey and Margaret McCain, chair of the Margaret and Wallace McCain...

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Make Schools Cornerstones of Early Learning

April 4, 2014 The Chronicle Herald, by Margaret Norrie McCain Excerpt: "Across Canada, it is a familiar scene: parents lined up in the cold to get their children into a preferred slot at a preschool. Whether motivated by a desire to give their child a head start for school or...

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