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Thank You

Posted: April 5th, 2013

It takes the community to ensure all of our young children have the best start in life. Many thanks go out to the many organizations, groups and volunteers who participated in the Campbell River Children’s Health Fairs this year on Friday March 15. Thank you to: Active Campbell River, BC Transit,...more

Thank You

Posted: March 20th, 2012

It takes the community to ensure all of our young children have the best start in life. Many thanks go out to the many organizations, groups and volunteers who participated in the Campbell River Children’s Health Fairs this year on Friday March 16. Thank you to: Active Campbell River, BC Transit...more

The Early Years, The Ignored Years

Posted: March 12th, 2012

The recent teachers strike has brought forward much needed attention to the poor conditions our school aged children are experiencing in classrooms throughout B.C. A situation which pains and unites parents and professionals working with children across many disciplines, including Early Childhood...more

The Path to Prosperity: The Father Factor

Posted: November 7th, 2012

Fathers play an essential role in children's lives, and that promoting positive fathering is a key element in building healthy families and communities. Explore innovative ways to support fathers in the workplace. "The Path to Prosperity: The Father Factor" lunch and learn event sponsored by...more

Top 5 Toys of All Time

Posted: February 22nd, 2012

Evolution and modernization has changed many things in our world, and as hard as corporations might try to include young children in this realm, it seems, some things will and should never change. As parents, we can all relate to moments when our very young child receives a toy, and is far more...more

Turning off Electronics

Posted: February 5th, 2013

Monday February 11 is a day for family.  Our children, our families are worth spending time with.  Pull out board games, go for a walk, sit and talk, turn on some music and dance around the living room.  The list is endless and doesn’t need to cost a cent.  So, let’s “unplug” from our electronic...more

UBC Finds More than 30% of Campbell River’s Children Vulnerable

Posted: January 31st, 2012

Researchers at UBC’s Human Early Learning Partnership find that over one third of Campbell River children enter Kindergarten not quite ready to learn*. These children may not know how to take turns or make friends. They may not be able to hold a pencil or listen as a story is read. They may not...more

Why are books important for babies?

Posted: February 7th, 2012

Because research on infant brain development tells us that a child's experience in the first three years of life directly impact later development and learning.  The baby's genetic heritage is important but equally important are baby's surroundings, care, stimulation and teaching. · At birth,...more

‎2012 Ready-Set-Go Children's Health Fair

Posted: February 13th, 2012

Local community partners are proud once again to present the Ready-Set-Go Children's Health Fair. Local community organizations will be available to provide parents of tots and preschoolers with information on safety, health, literacy awareness, recreation and a variety of other programs. Vision,...more
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