Canada, MB announce $30M investment in child-care training programs, tuition reimbursement


The Government of Canada and Government of Manitoba have announced a $30M investment in MB’s child-care sector. $24M will be dedicated to the development and expansion of early childhood educator (ECE) and child-care assistant training programs at Assiniboine Community College ($11.4M), Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology ($1.6M), Red River College Polytechnic ($2.8M), University College of the North ($5.5M), and Université de Saint-Boniface ($3.4M). The investment is expected to create nearly 1,000 seats over the next three years. $6M will be invested towards the ECE Tuition Reimbursement initiative, which reimburses eligible applicants for their studies.