Indigenous families in over 30 communities throughout the province will benefit from more than 600 new, free licensed child care spaces and expanded Aboriginal Head Start (AHS) programs.
The first fully licensed child care centre in Gitlaxt’aamiks (New Aiyansh) will help families stay in the Nass Valley and entice professionals to move to the region by providing affordable, quality child care.
Approximately 2,300 new child care spaces are coming to schools, community centres and other public facilities across Vancouver, making routines easier for busy parents and helping young children transition smoothly into the school system.
Katrine Conroy, Minister of Children and Family Development, has released the following statement regarding birth alerts:
More than 90 new child care spaces are coming to the University of British Columbia, giving kids an early taste of UBC life.
Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why the Government of Canada launched Canada's very first National Housing Strategy, a once-in-a-generation investment to fight homelessness and improve access to affordable housing for Canadians and signed a new memorandum of intent (MOI) with the British Columbia government.
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