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Funding for Mount Saint Vincent University Child Study Centre

Education and Early Childhood Development
Advanced Education
Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax is adding more spaces to its child study centre, a child-care centre for both the university and wider communities. An announcement about provincial and federal support for the expansion was held today, May 10, on campus at The Meadows. See the news release here: https://news.novascotia.ca/en/2024/05/10/more-access-child-care-families-halifax

Photo of a child reading to Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Becky Druhan

Becky Druhan, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, listens to a child read a story before the announcement on funding to expand Mount Saint Vincent University's child study centre. (Communications Nova Scotia)


Photo of Advanced Education Minister Brian Wong at a podium

Brian Wong, Minister of Advanced Education and an alumnus of Mount Saint Vincent University, talks about the important role post-secondary institutions play in helping train people for workforce needs, such as early childhood educators. (Communications Nova Scotia)


Photo of MSVU President Joël Dickinson at a podium

Joël Dickinson, President and Vice-Chancellor of Mount Saint Vincent University, unveils a rendering of the new child-care centre. The larger facility will add an additional 82 spaces and introduce up to 32 infant spaces. (Communications Nova Scotia)


Rendering of a new child-care facility

Rendering of the new, larger child-care facility (Contributed)


Photo of ministers and children after a child-care facility expansion announcement

Children and staff from Mount Saint Vincent University’s child-care centre stand with federal and provincial partners for a group photo after the funding announcement. (Communications Nova Scotia)


Photo of ministers and partners around a rendering of a new child-care centre

From left, Becky Druhan, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development; Joël Dickinson, President and Vice-Chancellor of Mount Saint Vincent University; Halifax West MP Lena Metlege Diab; parent Melanie Waye; and Brian Wong, Minister of Advanced Education, pose for a photo with a rendering of the new larger child-care facility. (Communications Nova Scotia)


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