• Apr2020

    Since March 30th Discovery has opened our doors to provide care for Essential Service Providers”. Now we are more certain that we will be open for an extended period under the current arrangements. A couple of weeks ago we invited our parents to self-declare as “Essential Service Providers”. If you...

  • Mar2020

    All parents who are currently on subsidy are required to contact the subsidy office to report any changes in working status due to COVID-19. If you have recently been laid off from your job, you must contact the subsidy office to change your reason for service. In many cases, the...

  • Several of our staff have been working hard this week preparing to open for care of up to 40 children of parents who have self-declared as “Essential Service Providers”. Some of these children will be new to our Centre and others are children who are already enrolled in Discovery programs....

  • Discovery’s Board of Directors made a decision at an emergency Board Meeting last night to credit parent accounts for the two week period of March 23/20 to April 4/20. Also, to keep in line with the current school closure, parents will not be billed for the week of April 6/20-April...

  • Updates from Discovery

    March 19, 2020

    Parents, please do not ask staff to care for your children during the three week suspension of services. Discovery management have not given staff permission to have any kind of contact with families during this time. Discovery is encouraging staff to keep in line with the government directive, recommending social...

  • Parents if you have already picked up your raffle tickets for the April 17th draw- STOP SELLING TICKETS immediately! Discovery’s Raffle Draw for April 17, 2020 will be cancelled. All tickets and money collected will need to be returned to the office by Friday, March 20, 2020. Manitoba Lotteries require...

  • Manitoba government is making plans for critical care services to ensure that there is no disruption to essential services. Now that the announcement has been made that Early Learning and Childcare services in Centres will be suspended for the next 3 weeks information is being collected from parents who are...

  • The Manitoba Government has announced – suspending child care services at licensed child-care centres, effective end-of-day Friday, March 20 to Tuesday, April 14. The government’s plan will continue to allow home-based providers to operate: and create dedicated child-care options for front-line and essential services staff who need them. Parents are...

  • To assist in answering questions from parents, Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) has provided additional information to share. Why are child care centres not being closed like schools? It is important to note that classes are suspended. Schools are not closed. This is a preventative action to help reduce...

  • Discovery has developed a lengthy document to use as a guideline in case of a “Pandemic Outbreak”. As an Early Childhood Centre we have been designated as a “critical vendor” as we support those working in “essential services” and thus will make every effort to remain open during a pandemic...