HISTORY

September 1979

The first francophone daycare in Toronto opened, located in the George-Etienne-Cartier School, 250 Gainsborough Road, Toronto, M4L 3C6. Mrs. Monique Roy was the first chair of the Board of Directors. Mrs. Janine Côté-Wilkinson was its first director.

September 1982

A French immersion program opened in the Toronto daycare for children from 2 ½ to 4 years old.

September 1983

A school-age program opened in Toronto for children from 6 to 12 years old.

September 1989

A school-age program opened in the Bishop Allen School in Etobicoke for children of the new Ste-Marguerite-d’Youville School located on Royal York Road in Etobicoke.

June 1990

The school-age program closed at the Bishop Allen Secondary School

September 1991

A preschool program opened in the Ste-Marguerite-d’Youville School

February 1993

Inauguration of new premises for daycare for the Ste-Marguerite-d’Youville School

February 1995

A before and after school program opened in the Ste-Marguerite-d’Youville School for 6-12 year olds

September 1998

A before and after kindergarten program opened in the George-Etienne-Cartier and Ste-Marguerite-d’Youville schools

September 1999

A school age program opened in the Horizon-Jeunesse School in Mississauga

June 2000

The school age program closed in the Horizon-Jeunesse School

September 2000

A toddler program opened in the Ste-Marguerite-d’Youville childcare

September 2001

A before and after school (4-5 years old) program opened in the Ste-Marguerite-d’Youville School

September 2002

A childcare for infants, toddlers and preschoolers opened in the premises of Amik, located at 419 Coxwell Avenue. School age children continued to be accommodated in the George-Etienne-Cartier School

September 2008

The Queensdale centre opened, located in La Mosaïque public school, 80 Queensdale Avenue. 24 preschoolers are looked after there, and before and after school groups

September 2013

The Richview centre opened, located in the catholic school of Etobicoke (Richview), 59 Clement Road in Etobicoke. Preschoolers and before and after school groups are looked after there.

September 2013

The Scarborough-South Centre opened, located in the Alexandre-Dumas Academy, 255 Coronation Street in Scarborough. Preschoolers and before and after school groups are looked after there.

September 2014

The Jones centre opened, located in the catholic school of Bon-Berger, 343 Jones in Toronto. Toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten groups are looked after there.

October 2014

The Scarborough-South Centre closed due to lack of registrations.

September 2015

The Jones centre opened a second group of preschoolers. It is located in the catholic school of Bon-Berger, which is considered an early childhood school by the school board.

September 2017

The Gainsborough centre opened a group of preschoolers. It is located in the George-Etienne-Cartier Catholic School.