Sudbury group gets $500K to launch forest learning project for pre-schoolers

The Sudbury Star
October 11, 2022
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada East

The forest will become a classroom for some lucky children in Greater Sudbury, thanks to funding from the federal government. Sudbury MP Viviane Lapointe, Nickel Belt MP Marc Serre and Karina Gould, the federal minister of Families, Children and Social Development, were at College Boreal on Tuesday to announce funding for 16 projects from across the country that aim to improve the quality, accessibility, affordability, inclusivity and flexibility of early learning and child care. Among the recipients of Tuesday’s announcement was Carrefour francophone de Sudbury, which will receive about $506,000 for a project that aims to provide children aged five and under with an ecology-focused learning experience. …The funding is one way the Liberals are responding to the ever-changing needs of communities.

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