The rollout of early learning centre continues this month, with the third phase moving into the Greater Moncton region.
Eligible centres in areas including Moncton, Riverview, Dieppe, Shediac, Salisbury and Hillsborough will be unveiled this month.
This is part of the provincial government’s plan to make more than 300 designated child care facilities more affordable, and accessible, while providing high-quality early learning and child care services.
Parents whose children attend designated New Brunswick Early Learning Centres may be eligible for improved subsidies for child care expenses.
The third phase of the rollout will begin in November in the Anglophone East School District and the Francophone sud school district in the following areas: Moncton, Riverview, Dieppe, Shediac, Sackville, Port Elgin, Hillsborough, Riverside, Havelock, Sainte-Marie-de-Kent, Salisbury, Petitcodiac, Alma, and Cocagne.
The remainder of the rollout schedule is as follows:
Francophone nord-est school district (Restigouche, Chaleur and Acadian Peninsula regions)
Anglophone North School District (Restigouche, Chaleur, Miramichi and Rexton regions)
Francophone sud school district (Miramichi)
Anglophone West School District (Fredericton, Oromocto and Woodstock regions)
Francophone sud school district (Fredericton and Oromocto)
The rollout began in March in Greater Edmundston and in the City of Saint John. All eligible facilities in those areas have obtained the designation.