Jolene Brolund, who has only ever worked within Indigenous communities, exemplifies the evolving role played by ministry social workers, who are in the spotlight during Social Work Week, March 10-16, 2019.
Burnaby will benefit from three new child care centres, giving parents access to a total of 124 new licensed child care spaces.
Hundreds more bursaries will be offered to early childhood educators (ECEs), and those wanting to pursue a career in child care, as part of the Province’s commitment to create a universal child care system in B.C.
As Katrine Conroy, Minister of Children and Family Development, prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Early Childhood Educators of BC at a national conference in Vancouver, she cannot help but reflect on how she has come full circle to her first passion for early childhood education.
Parents and caregivers in B.C. whose children have anxiety impacting their development and day-to-day happiness at home, school and in the community will soon have access to a new, free intervention program.
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