• Nov2020

    This year Discovery’s Board has decided to close the Centre for a longer than usual winter break. The Centre will be closed beginning December 24, 2020 to January 3, 2021. The Centre will reopen for regular care beginning Monday, January 4, 2021. (The Centre will be open for Flex Care...

  • The Board, following the lead of many other Centres, has agreed to close our programs in the early afternoons, four times per year so that the staff can engage in staff meetings and professional development without incurring the need for overtime pay.  On Friday, November 27th Discovery’s programs will close...

  • Today a News Release on CTV indicated that Manitoba will be going to Critical (Red) level under the Pandemic Response System. The announcement has included a statement that specified Early Learning and Child Care and schools will not be affected at this time. Discovery Children’s Centre and schools will remain...

  • While Winnipeg is in Critical (Red) Level on the pandemic response system anyone who is symptomatic or has a household member who is symptomatic, the entire household must now self isolate. Beginning immediately, when a child is sent home due to COVID symptoms, parents will be expected to pick up...

  • Oct2020

    According to the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System, Winnipeg Region will be raised to the Critical (Red) level as of Monday, November 2nd.  However, child care facilities and schools remain at the Restricted (Orange) level and no changes will be made to cohort sizes or bussing at this time. The change...

  • This year due to COVID-19, changes will be made to the way we celebrate Halloween at Discovery Children’s Centre. For Infant, Pre-school, and Nursery School children, we are requesting that you do not bring costumes from home. Currently the face paints and dress up clothes are not available for use,...

  • Everyone in Manitoba is working hard to flatten the curve and limit the spread of COVID-19. In order to minimize the risk, we are asking for help from our parents and caregivers. Dr. Brent Roussin has outlined some important principals that are key to ensuring that attending child care is...

  • The Board, following the lead of many other Centres, has agreed to close our programs in the early afternoons, four times per year so that the staff can engage in staff meetings and professional development without incurring the need for overtime pay.  The Board approved this recommendation for 1:00pm closure...

  • Sep2020

    The Chief Provincial Public Health Officer has endorsed changes to the ELCC Practice Guide to reflect current guidance for keeping the ELCC sector safe and protected during the COVID-19 pandemic. The screening tool has changed slightly. Beginning September 28, 2020 parents should be prepared to be screened using all of...

  • Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) is now requiring that all of our staff wear a mask while inside working with children.  Discovery has decided that our staff will also wear masks while transporting children to and from school and the school bus. On September 21, 2020, Discovery’s Nursery School...