KDSB, CUPE provide update on Early Years, childcare programming in Sioux Lookout
Tim Brody - Editor
The Kenora District Services Board (KDSB) and Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) have entered into discussions regarding the operations of childcare in Sioux Lookout, the organizations shared in a joint press release on March 4.
The joint press release states that, “The KDSB and CUPE are working together to ensure that Child Care operations will not be disrupted on April 1, 2022. Both parties’ priority is to minimize and avoid any negative impacts as much as possible to the community, families, children, and Child Care staff.
“The KDSB and CUPE want to reassure the community that continued access to high-quality, accessible, and affordable Child Care and Early Years Programming is the all-important goal.
“On behalf of the KDSB and CUPE, we thank the community of Sioux Lookout for its patience and understanding. Meetings are ongoing, and updates will be provided to the community as both parties are able to do so.”
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