Welcome 2018

It is my pleasure to welcome all new and returning children and their families to our programs. Your choice of child care is a very important decision. Naturally, you are concerned about your child’s education and safety within the school and child...
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2018

Spring 2018

I recently had a conversation with parents who are hoping to access licensed child care for their two young children. In order to pay rent, meet all of their bills, and remain employed, this family will most likely have to compromise on child care ch...
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2018

Winter 2018

Since 2009, the current government in Ontario has been committed to transforming the early learning and child care sector. This has resulted in the implementation of Full Day Kindergarten, a commitment to before- and after-care programs for children ...
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2018

Fall 2017

As a registered charity operating in Ontario, Family Day is governed by a volunteer board of directors. I rely on this board to provide input and guidance, and to oversee the broader strategy of the agency’s programs and services. Our board members...
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2017

Welcome 2017

It is my pleasure to welcome all new and returning children and their families to our programs. As parents, your choice of child care is a very important decision. Naturally, you are concerned about your child’s education and safety within the scho...
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2017

Spring 2017

I recently participated in a professional learning opportunity that focused on outdoor learning. Together with 50 Family Day staff, I spent a wonderful day at Albion Hills taking part in sessions that taught us how to better engage children with natu...
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2017

Winter 2017

In September 2016, we began celebrating Family Day’s 165 years of operation, and launched our new, five-year strategic plan. This coming spring, our front-line staff will get a chance to celebrate the accomplishments of the past 165 years and learn...
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2017

Spring 2016

Volunteers are an important part of our organization. I would like to offer a big “thank you” to the Family Day volunteers in our family support and childcare programs. Your contribution of time and knowledge help in so many ways in our numerous ...
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2016

Fall 2016

The process of creativity is a very personal one for children. As an RECE, I have always enjoyed observing children create in whatever medium they are working. Messy play and the role of experimentation are so important to learning (and, of course, b...
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2016

Welcome 2016

It is probably fair to say we are paying more attention to what we put on our plates these days. In an ever-increasing desire to be healthy, we are always on the lookout for food that is fresh, local and nutritious. We also know the importance of ...
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2016