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News Release - Manitoba

May 14, 2021

PROVINCE SUPPORTS FRANCOPHONE CHILD-CARE CENTRE

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Diversity Grant Helps Meet Needs for Early Learning in French: Squires

The Manitoba government has provided $100,000 to support the redevelopment and opening of Le P’Tit Paradis Child Care Centre, a Winnipeg facility that ensures francophone parents can have their children cared for in a French-speaking environment, Families Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for francophone affairs, announced today.

“For many parents, a fully immersive child-care environment is extremely important and we want to support projects that offer this,” said Squires. “Our government continues to support the development of early learning and child-care spaces, and is committed to creating almost 600 new spaces as part of Budget 2021. I am pleased to announce this support for a francophone option.”

Le P’Tit Paradis Child Care Centre has received the provincial support through the Diversity Grant under the Child-Care Expansion Fund.

The facility in Windsor Park, which officially opened on May 5, is licensed to care for up to four infants and 32 preschool children.

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