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The British Columbia government is extending the deadline for child-care providers to opt into the new child-care fee reduction, to allow more providers to pass on savings to parents for their April child-care fees, Katrina Chen, Minister of State for Child Care, announced today.
Indigenous children under six, and their families, will benefit from a $30-million expansion of Aboriginal Head Start (AHS) programs that provide culturally based inclusive child care and early learning, family bonding and prevention services.
The Government of British Columbia has underscored its commitment to work with Indigenous peoples in the spirit of respect and collaboration by introducing a set of draft principles designed to guide the daily work of provincial government employees. Don Wright, head of the BC Public Service shared the draft principles with all 27,000 public service employees on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
More young parents in B.C. can now access free child care while they finish high school, announced federal Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Jean-Yves Duclos, B.C. Minister of Children and Family Development Katrine Conroy and Minister of State for Child Care Katrina Chen.
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