This website offers information to all community members on initiatives happening in local Nations/Districts and Urban Aboriginal agencies around the early years of child development. This is grass roots driven, community initiative recommended by the Aboriginal Community to better serve our Community.
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Toronto's licensed child care growth strategy for children under 4, 2017-2026
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Code of ethics and standards of practice for registered early childhood educators in Ontario
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The First Five Years of a Child's Life Provide the Blueprint for their Cognitive Well Being Throughout Life....
In the first six years of life, our genes are particularly sensitive to the environment. The interaction of nature and nurture “sculpts” the developing brain and other key biological systems. The regions of the brain that are highly sensitive to the environment during this period include all the basic competencies that we need to thrive throughout life, such as vision, hearing, emotional control, and cognitive competencies to interpret symbols and language.
- Success By 6, South Vancouver Island Community Grants are now open! Applications are due at 4pm on June 23rd. Find the Application and Funding Criteria under the PDF section or email Lisa Fenton, Regional Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Vancouver Foundation Field of Interest Grants of up to $75,000 for organizations with innovative projects in our four fields of interest: Arts and Culture; Education and Training; Environment and Animal Welfare; and Health and Social Development. For the 2017 grant cycle, each field of interest and grant type has a unique deadline. https://www.vancouverfoundation.ca/grants/field-interest-gr
- FNHA 2017 Day of Wellness Event Grant Application This year FNHA is requesting all successful applicants host their wellness activities on National Aboriginal Day, June 21st 2017 to promote BC First Nations as a whole by celebrating Wellness in a unified effort on this day. Again this year, the FNHA encourages communities to invite local health care professionals to your Day of Wellness event if you see fit. This will be a positive opportunity to shine light on the strength of your community and spend time with health care professionals in an environment of wellness, rather than in a hospital or other health care environment. It is also an opportunity to have conversations around cultural safety and humility with health providers. Application deadline: May 5, 2017
- Mary Thomas Memorial Scholarship is now open – Deadline July 31 The late Elder Mary Thomas was a pioneer in early childhood development and championed the importance of the early years in improving the lives of young children. In her honour, each year, the BC Aboriginal Child Care Society offers one $1,000 scholarship for eligible Basic Early Childhood Education (ECE) students and one $1500 scholarship for eligible Post-Basic ECE students. Find out eligibility and apply http://www.acc-society.bc.ca/files_2/ece-scholarship-application-form.php
- Child Care Major Capital Funding Program from MCFD. The fourth round of the Child Care Major Capital Funding Program opened today. This intake introduces enhancements to the program including three new funding steams and a new two-stage application and submission process. Deadline is May 5, 2017. Additional information including the application form and funding requirements will be available for download here. http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/family-social-supports/caring-for-youn...
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