More students in the Kootenays will soon have access to training to become early childhood educators, thanks to an expansion of the program at Selkirk College.
Thousands of families struggling with the shortage of quality child care will benefit from the 22,000 new licensed spaces coming over the next three years.
Families searching for quality, licensed child care in their communities will have hundreds more options through a new grant program.
The federal government is committed to working in partnership with First Nations and all levels of government to support the health and well-being of First Nation children and families.
There is still time to nominate an outstanding early childhood educator, or child care provider, for the 2018 Child Care Awards of Excellence.
Katrine Conroy, Minister of Children and Family Development, has released the following statement on the selection of Jennifer Charlesworth as the unanimously recommended candidate for B.C.’s representative for children and youth:
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