Media - Ontario

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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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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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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Kettle and Stony Point First Nations

June 25, 2014 It was no ordinary last day of school before the summer break in this First Nation. When former Prime Minister Paul Martin, Margaret Norrie McCain and other honoured guests pulled up at Hillside elementary school, they were welcomed by students, many wearing their traditional regalia. The day...

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