Media Advisory - The Economic Benefits of Ontario's Full Day Early Learning

TORONTO, Aug. 23 /CNW/ -   Ontario's full day learning program is projected to cost $1.5-billion at full implementation but what are the economic payoffs of this innovative plan?

Robert Fairholm, a director of the Centre for Spatial Economics, brings his 20 years of experience in economic analysis, modeling and forecasting to quantify the benefits of new public spending on full day kindergarten to reveal some startling payoffs.

Just in time for the new school year he will release his findings on:
August 30 1-4 p.m. Metro Hall, 55 John Street, (at King)  3rd floor.

The event is sponsored by the Atkinson Centre for Society and Child Development with support from the Atkinson Charitable Foundation, the Lawson Foundation and the Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation.

SOURCE Atkinson Charitable Foundation

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