Community and Continuing Education

Care for NEWCOMER Children

Last updated on Tuesday, August 01, 2017.

The Care for Newcomer Children (CNC) program provides a stimulating, safe and happy environment for children to grow and learn while parents study.

Our Caregivers are Early Childhood Education (ECE) registered.

Eligibility (age of children)

  • 19 months to five (5) years old

Caregiver-to-child ratios

  • One (1) Caregiver to five (5) children – children 19 months to 35 months old
  • One (1) Caregiver to eight (8) children – children 36 months to 5 years old


  • CNC is a full-day program from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Parkway and Mountain Learning Centres
  • Parkway has a CNC program on Tuesdays & Thursdays nights from 6-9 pm and on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.



The program fills the children with confidence, introduces them to new friends and is LOTS OF FUN!!

To learn is to play

  “To play is to learn”


“Children create and adapt!”

Classroom setting

  • Our colourful rooms help children feel safe and comfortable while they enjoy many activities.
  • Classrooms are equipped with toys and materials that encourage learning through play and help the children prepare for kindergarten.


Learning English is easy and fun and they children learn English through play, song , story reading in an emergent curriculum.

While you learn, your child will participate in high quality programs including:

  • Kindergarten readiness
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Circle Time (songs, stories, language)
  • Gross Motor Play
  • Sensory Play (water, sand, play dough, etc.)
  • Free play with many of toys


Call one of our Learning Centres to find out about availability.

Placement is on a ” first-come- first serve basis”.


NO FEE for the LINC program


  • Mountain Learning Centre— 565 Sanatorium R. Suite 103– (905) 383-6732– Limited FREE parking
  • Parkway Learning Centre— 140 Centennial Parkway North– (905) 573-0941– FREE parking