History & Awards

    History


    YearEvent
    1972
    First license issued
    1974Location:  United Church on Lakeview Avenue
    Capacity expanded to 40 children aged 3 - 6 years
    1978Capacity expanded to include 12 school aged children (7 - 12 years)
    Total Capacity = 52 children
    1979Incorporated under the Society Act as a non-profit society
    Society # 14,796
    The Centre is renamed - St. Matthews Day Care Society
    1980Relocated to Glenwood Elementary School
    Capacity expanded again
    Total Capacity = 84 children (aged 4 months to 12 years)
    1994Glenwood space reclaimed by the school district
    Relocated to Edmonds Neighbourhood Resource Centre
    Capacity expanded again
    Total Capacity = 101 children (aged 4 months to 12 years)

    1996Registered as a Charitable Organization
    Charity Registration # 10803 1592 RR 001
      
    1994 - 2011Unlicensed childminding services provided to the Burnaby School District for parents taking English classes (ELSA)
      
     We would like to thank the City of Burnaby for their support

    Awards

    2012 - 2017:  Burnaby Now Best of Burnaby - Best Day Care

    2013 / 2015:  Burnaby Now Best of Burnaby - Best Preschool

    2012:  Ministry of Children & Family - Legacy Award - 40 years of service