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Written by Dianne Traynor, Pedagogical Lead Last year many people reflected on how the lock down supported them to slow down and notice what has always been there. Many noticed how the earth took a sigh of relief and we were grateful to see positive change in natural environments. While I was home for 4 […]

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We are sending out our appreciation to all of our early years teams today. For 15 months the early years community has adapted to the global pandemic in order to find ways to continually offer spaces for exploration, wonder and rich learning opportunities. In partnership with families and children, Compass ELC provides a child centered, […]

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This week our hearts ache for the families and friends of the of 215 children found buried at the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia. For so long we have heard the unfolding story of the atrocities committed at Residential Schools, where children were stolen from their families, and stripped of their […]

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This is a declaration for each of us– parents, family, children, educators, providers, community partners as we consider how to move justice and equity forward. We approach this work with curiosity, as learners, bravely reconsidering existing ideas and getting comfortable being uncomfortable. We understand that inclusion is a process rather than an outcome. We all have […]

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March 9, 2021

Minden Reopening

We are pleased to announce the reopening of our Minden Program, upon completion of our renovations! The Leads at CELC-Minden extend gratitude to the whole staff team for their dedication, flexibility, patience, love, and care. Without everyone working hard together, this would not have been possible. We are so excited to welcome members of the […]

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March 1, 2021

Compensation Group

The Beginning of Compensation Journey Hello all you amazing humans! We wanted to live into our value of transparency and start documenting our compensation journey and sharing it with all of you.  So here you have it, blog #1 and I will preface by saying I’m REALLY new to blog writing so welcome any feedback […]

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Please find Compass Early Learning & Care’s response to the Child Care and Early Years Act consultation process here

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September 14, 2020

Embracing the Journey

“An understanding of the natural world & what’s in it is a source of not only a great curiosity, but great fulfillment.” David Attenborough   Over the last few months, my daughter and I have been exploring our neighbourhood. On one of our evening walks, we discovered a beautiful space! A place where we could […]

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Over the many months of the pandemic, our organization found ourselves on what felt like a roller coaster ride of emotions and inspirations. Staying connected to every teammate and colleague virtually was an important first step in continuing and building on our relationships while we were all apart. Professional learning opportunities supported us through the four […]

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