In the Media

See Dr. Jessie-Lee McIssac and ECCRC in the media and read media releases from ECCRC and Mount Saint Vincent University.

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N.S. researchers team up to look at barriers faced by African Nova Scotian children, CBC Information Morning, July 27, 2022.

Challenging Anti-Black Racism in Early Childhood Environments, Global News Morning, July 27, 2022

Researchers Amplifying the Voices of Black Nova Scotian Families and Educators: Challenging Anti-Black Racism in Early Childhood EnvironmentsMount Saint Vincent University, July 15, 2022.

Nova Scotia’s Shift to publicly funded early learning and child care won’t be easy, but it’s critical, The Conversation Canada, January 25, 2022.

Province Moves to Reduce Child-Care Fees by 25 Per Cent, Government of Nova Scotia, January 14, 2022

Looking Through the Lens of Newcomer Families: Exhibit opens at Museum of Industry, Saltwire, December 7, 2021

New exhibit in Stellarton offers newcomer perspective, Saltwire, November 11, 2021.

Looking Through the Lens of Newcomer Families, Global News at 11, Oct. 24, 2021

New photo project shows Halifax through eyes of newcomer families, CBC Nova Scotia, Oct 23, 2021

Looking through the lens of newcomer families, CBC Atlantic Tonight, October 23rd [min: 2:55 – 4:02]

‘It’s a call to action’: photo exhibit looks through the lens of newcomer families in Halifax, Chronicle Herald, Oct 23, 2021.

Looking Through the Lens of Newcomer Families, CBC Mainstreet, Oct 22, 2021.

Looking through the lens of newcomer families in Nova Scotia, Global News Morning Halifax, October 22, 2021.

Early Learning and Child Care Announcement, Nova Scotia Government, July 13, 2021

N.S. child-care spaces to be cut to $10 a day by 2026 with new funding deal. Saltwire. July 13, 2021.

Survey says: Families with young children struggling amid pandemic, Halifax Examiner, May 26, 2021

MSVU research team launching follow-up survey on pandemic impacts on families, Global News Morning Halifax, March 16, 2021

Kids are doing OK in the pandemic; it’s their parents who are stressing out, Halifax Examiner, March 21, 2021.

A year of ups and downs for young Maritime families, Telegraph-Journal, March 17, 2021

CBC Information Morning – Halifax interviews Dr. Jessie-Lee McIsaac about ECCRC’s second COVID-19 survey and the impacts of the pandemic on Atlantic Canadian families, March 31, 2021

Studying changes to family life in Atlantic Canada during the pandemic, CBC Information Morning – Moncton, March 18, 2021

Researcher seeking [Atlantic Canadian Families] to share impact of pandemic on family life, VOCM Morning Show, March 16, 2021

Researchers are talking to families with young children about pandemic home life [Min. 9:06-16:38], CBC Newfoundland Morning, March 18, 2021

CBC Mainstreet PEI interviewed Dr. Jessie-Lee McIsaac about ECCRC’s second COVID-19 survey and the impacts of the pandemic on Atlantic Canadian families, March 29, 2021 (audio files expire over time)

CHSJ Country 94.1 FM interviews Dr. Jessie-Lee McIsaac about ECCRC’s second COVID-19 survey and the impacts of the pandemic on Atlantic Canadian families, March 24, 2021

CBC Mainstreet Cape Breton interviews Dr. Jessie-Lee McIsaac about ECCRC’s second COVID-19 survey and the impacts of the pandemic on Atlantic Canadian families, March 16, 2021

Family Changes During a Global Pandemic survey, CBC Mainstreet – Part 1Part 2 (audio files expire over time), March 15, 2021

Growing Up: Early Childhood Education in Nova Scotia, Research Nova Scotia Podcast, Jun 2, 2020

Canada Research Chair in Early Childhood at MSVU studying pandemic impacts on Maritime families.

Dr. Jessie-Lee McIsaac talks about her new study on the impact of COVID-19 on Maritime families in the Chronicle Herald.

Studying the effects of COVID-19 on young families, April 18 [The Todd Veinotte Show] – Dr. Jessie-Lee McIsaac discusses her new survey (April 18 – 9 a.m. (33:57-43:05)

Dr. Jessie-Lee McIsaac is interviewed about her new study on the effects of COVID-19 on Maritime families with young children. CBC Radio One – Mainstreet Sydney, April 15

Child’s play: researchers want to know what kids are doing with unstructured time, April 22 [Halifax Examiner] – MSVU CRC in Early Childhood Dr. Jessie-Lee McIsaac is interviewed.