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Child-Care Announcement in Halifax

Education and Early Childhood Development
An expansion of the It Takes a Village Child Care Centre in Halifax is the first project approved under the Province's new Minor Infrastructure Program for New Early Learning and Child Care Space Creation. The centre is opening a new location in Hammonds Plains this summer. An announcement was held at its current location at the Glenbourne Plaza today, May 1. The news release about the announcement is at: https://news.novascotia.ca/en/2024/05/01/new-child-care-spaces-hammonds-plains

Photo of Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Becky Druhan talking to two people

Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Becky Druhan, right, chats with Mehrad Mohammadkhani, centre, and Batool Aghababaie of the It Takes A Village Daycare Society at the It Takes a Village Child Care Centre today, May 1. (Communications Nova Scotia)


Photo of Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Becky Druhan with children

Becky Druhan, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, enjoys some outdoor play time with children at the It Takes a Village Child Care Centre in Halifax. (Communications Nova Scotia)


Photo of Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Becky Druhan with children

"Nova Scotians have told us they need better access to child care, and that’s exactly what we are providing." — Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Becky Druhan (Communications Nova Scotia)


Photo of Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Becky Druhan with four people

From left, Mehrad Mohammadkhani, operator, It Takes a Village Child Care Centre, and Vice-President, It Takes A Village Daycare Society; Batool Aghababaie, President, It Takes A Village Daycare Society; Becky Druhan, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development; Aida Sadeghi, board member, It Takes A Village Daycare Society; and Mehrdad Mohammadkhani, board member, It Takes A Village Daycare Society (Communications Nova Scotia)


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NOTE: This photo collection was updated May 9, 2024.