You already have something amazing to offer; bring it to UVic! Here, your knowledge, experiences
and perspective will shape the UVic community. At the same time, you’ll have opportunities to
develop a deeper appreciation of your own culture and your place within it. At UVic, Indigenous
cultural activities and academics go hand-in-hand, so you don’t need to leave your culture behind
to pursue your university education.
"In October of 2008, the National Network for Urban Aboriginal Economic Development held a National Gathering to identify the next steps in the development of the Network. One critical issue identified in those discussions was the need to ensure a dedicated focus on Aboriginal women in urban areas. The participants recognized that Aboriginal women face particular barriers in becoming active members of the workforce, and in starting up and sustaining business enterprises. Members of the Network identified two key points.
Early Intervention Programs (EIP) in Nova Scotia deliver family centred services to children with special needs, from birth to when they enter school. The goal of these programs is to create positive outcomes for children with special needs through consultation, information, support and services designed to meet the individual needs of the child and family.
Nova Scotia’s Child Care Subsidy helps eligible families pay for childcare at licensed child care facilities or family home day cares regulated by a family home day care agency. The Department of Community Services provides subsidies to the child care facility or family home day care agency on your behalf. The subsidy is attached to your child. If you decide to change child care centres or family home day cares, the subsidy goes with you.
This benefit is a non-taxable amount paid monthly to help low- and modest-income families with the cost of raising children under 18 years of age. Benefits are combined with the CCTB into a single monthly payment.