Child Care

CBU’s Early Childhood Centre is currently closed. Our campus facilities will remain closed at this time to ensure we are adequately prepared to reopen when the time is right. For more information, please visit

For up-to-date information on campus reopening, please visitĀ 

The CBU Early Childhood Centre is available to students, staff and faculty of CBU and NSCC Marconi Campus. Any remaining spaces are available to the general public.

TheĀ Centre is located in Campus Centre and is open Monday to Friday. Our highly trained staff will make every effort to ensure your child gets the most out of their time at the centre. There are six staff members as well as an onsite chef.

Alongside their regular daily activities, children at the Early Childhood Centre often visit the campus gym and soccer dome and participate in fun events hosted on campus.

The Early Childhood Centre is available to children from two to five years old. Children are broken up into three groups: two-year-olds, three and four-year-olds, and five-year-olds.

Both full-time and part-time options are available. Full-time is five days per week and part-time is anywhere from two to four days per week. Parents must choose the same two to four days each week, it cannot fluctuate.

The current cost is $32.80 a day (subject to change). Subsidized seats are available, and can be applied for through written application from the centre once a spot has been secured.

There is currently a waitlist for the Centre. To add your child’s name, please call 902-563-1811 or email

The waitlist can range from 1-2 years, depending on the age of the child.