Economic Development Updates

Cumberland, School District Apply for Child Care Grant in the Comox Valley Record

“Cumberland is taking its next step toward a new child care facility for the rapidly growing community.

At the most recent meeting on Oct. 13, council passed a resolution to explore a partnership with School District 71 to set up a new facility through a provincial grant.

The deadline to apply for funding through the Childcare BC New Spaces Fund is coming up for the beginning of November, so the impetus was on council to move quickly to submit an application. This would be for funding of up to $3 million to create up to 75 new spaces for child care in the community.”

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