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  • Summer Updates

    Summer Updates Holy Cross, King Edward and Talbot Trail locations will operate preschool and school age programs during the summer months.  Please contact the site supervisor directly with any questions. Administration office hours will change to:  8:30 am - 4:30 pm - June 29 to September 2, 2022 Friday, July 1, 2022 - Canada Day - All Sundowners locations will be closed Monday, August 1, 2022 - Civic Holiday - All Sundowners locations will be ...
  • Canada-Wide Early Learning & Child Care Agreement (CWELCC)

    Canada-Wide Early Learning & Child Care Agreement (CWELCC) The federal and provincial governments signed the agreement in March 2022 with the goal to make child care more affordable for families. Information on the process can be found in the letter from the Manager of Children's Services, City of Windsor: https://www.citywindsor.ca/residents/socialservices-/Childrens-Services/Documents/Letter%20to%20Parents%20May%2010%202022.pdf Sundowners will provide further updates as they become available. Thank you for your patience and understanding.    
  • Easter Weekend

    Easter Weekend Sundowners will be closed Friday, April 15th and Monday,  April 18th.  Regular operations will resume Tuesday, April 19, 2022. We wish you all a wonderful long weekend with family and friends.
  • Canada-Wide Early Learning & Child Care Agreement

    Canada-Wide Early Learning & Child Care Agreement Last week the province signed a Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement with the federal government.  Parents & guardians are not required to submit anything at this time.  There is a process that all licensed childcare centres must follow to apply to participate in this program.  Sundowners is currently reviewing the information provided by the Ministry of Education.  We are committed to meeting all deadlines provided by ...
  • Updates to Parent Handbook

    Updates to the Parent Handbook (April 2022) Sundowners’ mission is to provide licensed, non-profit high quality, affordable and accessible early learning and childcare programs to meet the needs of children and families in our communities. To be able to meet the care needs of families in our communities a few changes have been made to our schedules offered and Registration and Financial Information effective April 4, 2022. Changes have been made to our parent handbook ...
  • Pandemic Plan Updates

    Pandemic Plan Updates Based on the announcement by the Chief Medical Officer of Health and in consultation with both school boards, Sundowners will be updating our Pandemic Plan in the coming weeks to align with provincial guidance. Effective March 14th: • Staff and visitors will no longer be subject to the mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination Disclosure Policy. Staff will no longer be required to conduct rapid antigen tests 3 times per week. Effective March 21st: • ...
  • Provincial Updates

    Provincial Updates On March 9, 2022 the Chief Medical Officer of Health announced changes to provincial pandemic restrictions, including masking requirements and immunization disclosure policies within child care.  Sundowners is working closely with community partners, including both school boards and the local health unit. As of today, the status quo remains. We are required to follow the school boards’ current guidelines for both PPE and immunization/testing protocols. We will share any new updates as soon ...
  • Easter Monday 2022

    Easter Monday 2022 Dear Sundowners Families, Sundowners has made the decision to close all programs and locations for Easter Monday, April 18, 2022. This closure will provide an opportunity for our employees to have a well-deserved long weekend. Programs will return, as usual, on Tuesday, April 19th. Parents will not be charged for this closure.  Preschool families will have their April tuition adjusted, if applicable, prior to the March 10th PAD payment.  There will be ...
  • Emergency Child Care

    Emergency Child Care Dear Parents and Guardians, Please be advised that according to the announcement made on January 3, 2022, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, all schools will move to remote learning starting January 5 until at least January 17, 2022. Emergency Child Care is being provided to support health care and other frontline workers whose (school-aged) children are enrolled in school, in order to support these families, while schools are ...
  • Provincial Remote Learning Announcement

    Provincial Remote Learning Announcement Dear Parents and Guardians, Please be advised that according to the announcement made on January 3, 2022, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, all schools will move to remote learning starting January 5 until at least January 17, 2022. Preschool Programs at Holy Cross, King Edward, General Brock, Dougall and Talbot Trail will remain open. Preschool program at St. John Vianney will be closed until the school is ...