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Childcare at Rural Forum in Brandon!

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Rural Forum 2007 will feature the first rural release of Dr. Susan Prentice's reports! There will be a lively discussion on the importance of child care for the prosperity of rural communities.

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Rural Forum Brandon, Manitoba
Canada

Economic Impact of Child Care – Rural Research and Rural Perspectives

MORNING SESSION: ECONOMIC IMPACT OF CHILDCARE - RURAL RESEARCH AND RURAL PERSPECTIVES

Rural Forum 2007 will feature the first rural release of Dr. Prentice's reports!
Join us for a lively discussion on the importance of child care for the prosperity of rural communities. Dr. Susan Prentice will present highlights of her just-released research on the economic and social impact of child care specific to three rural and northern Manitoba communities. Community leaders will respond and share their experience of how child care has been an asset to their community or region.

The panel will include Bryan Spencer (St. Claude Village Council), Dale Peak (Southwest Horizon School Division), Carole Williams (parent and farmer), and Glen Cummings (MLA for Ste Rose)

AFTERNOON SESSION: SUCCESS STORIES - CHILDCARE IS COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Featuring presentations by Centre D'enfnats St. Claude Children's Centre, CFAN, Healthy Child Manitoba Children's Programs, and Nancy Smith, with moderator Betty Kelly

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