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Celebrating May as Child Care Month

Posted: May 16th, 2012

May is the month we celebrate and honour our most valued citizens, our child care providers!  Caring for children is often rewarding and challenging work. Early Childhood Educators support and enrich the lives of families and the development of children. ECEBC and the BCGEU is proud to celebrate...more

Child Care and Early Learning Critical to Healthy Development

Posted: May 21st, 2015

Child care and early education is a critical component to a healthy British Columbian society, and it is currently in crisis and needs public commitment and political will to address it.  The $10 Plan is a 10 year strategy to do this.WHAT ABOUT THE COST?On February 17, 2015, Finance Minister Mike...more

Child Poverty on the Rise

Posted: March 9th, 2012

An inspiring local young lady making a difference around the awareness of child poverty, read her story.Child Poverty in Campbell River:25 % under six live in income-assisted families28% of families are single parent families61% of lone mothers live below the poverty line29% of lone fathers live...more

CHILDREN AND TEMPER TANTRUMS

Posted: May 11th, 2011

Why do young children have temper tantrums? Why do they act out? Are they trying to manipulate you or run the household? There are many reasons why children act out, but it is not because they want to be rotten!A young child communicates through behaviour. He is trying to tell you something...more

Children’s Health Fair

Posted: March 6th, 2013

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Children’s Health Fair

Posted: February 20th, 2013

We are proud to once again present the Ready-Set Go Children’s Health Fair, Friday March 15, 10 – 2 @ Robron Centre, where community organizations will be available to provide parents of tots and preschoolers with information on safety, health, literacy awareness, recreation and a variety of...more

Children’s Health Fair

Posted: March 15th, 2012

Join us tomorrrow, Friday, March 16 from 10 – 2 at Robron Centre for the Annual Children’s Health Fair.  Magical Face Painting Goody Bags Miss Judi and Friends Lots of games Free dental, vision, speech and developmental screening for toddlers and preschoolers.   Hope to see you there!! more

Could Today’s Fast-paced TV Put Your Child’s Brain at Risk?

Posted: February 27th, 2012

Don’t many of us suspect that TV and video games are bad for young children? We might, but research shows that children under the age of five typically watch more than four hours of TV a day. Not only that, today’s children begin their TV viewing at 4 months, rather than four years as it did in...more
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