St. Norbert now has dozens of new child care spaces, thanks to the expansion of Les Toupies Inc., a French-speaking child care center at École Noel-Richot.
The Manitoba government says it spent more than $ 385,000 on the project, which added 72 new childcare spaces.
“Les Toupies Inc. offers day care programs for infants, preschool and school children in the French language, which is essential for French-speaking children and families,” said Families Minister Rochelle Squires in a press release.
The expanded center opened on November 8, with seven child care classrooms totaling 3,226 square feet. It also includes a kitchen, staff room, storage, and office space.
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The expansion allows Les Toupies Inc. to support early learning and child care programming.
The site will accommodate 16 infants, 40 preschool-age children, and an additional 16 school-age children, a total of 127 spaces.
“We are very grateful to be able to accommodate families in need of childcare spaces in our Francophone community,” said Marilyn Bosc, CEO of Les Toupies Inc.
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