Twenty-Four Hour Daycare

Recipient: Tamitik Status of Women Association
Amount: 30000
Date: 2021-09-14
Areas: Kitamaat
Sectors: Community Infrastructure
Strategy: Community Infrastructure
Description: The Tamitik Status of Women Association was granted $30,000 to assist with construction of the 24-Hour Daycare with Immersive Indigenous Cultural Programming. This pilot project is the first 24-hour childcare in the province and will allow parents, in particular single, female-led households, to access work that requires unconventional hours. The childcare facility will be immersed in Indigenous culture, an initiative guided by Haisla Nation.
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Well, this success story throws back a little bit. We started planning for the expansion at the Burns Lake Public Library in the early 2000's. It was an ambitious project - double the size of the library!! The board...

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