New childcare spaces celebrated in Indigenous communities in BC, NV

Several Indigenous communities across the country have celebrated the opening and funding of new childcare spaces. In Victoria, British Columbia, the Métis Nation British Columbia and Island Métis Family and Community Services Society proudly commemorated the opening of the Island Métis Child Care Centre. The new space will provide access to high-quality, affordable, flexible, and inclusive early learning and childcare to families in the region. Meanwhile, in Iqaluit, Nunavut, the Qikiqtani Inuit Association has confirmed Kakivak Association’s commitment to provide up to $2.6M in funding for the construction of a new childcare centre. The childcare facility will be located in a mixed-use facility called the Inuusirvik Community Wellness Hub and will have space for up to 28 children.

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