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Local Links
This site will take you to the many services offered by the Region of Durham
Information about injury prevention from The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario
Corporation of Uxbridge
Durham Region Baby is a local blog and resource site for parents, including local business, product and website reviews, a frequent newsletter and our wildly successful Photo Friday contests. Updated daily!
Free-to-search listings of daycare centres, home care providers and nannies in Durham. Find providers by location, nut-free, special needs and more.

Government Links
Ontario Early Years Centres are located across the province with local agencies leading the programs for each riding so there’s always a local flavour.
This website is a place where you can find answers to frequently asked questions about Ontario Early Years Centres. It also features a library of information about the first six years of your child's life.
Hosted by the Canadian Childcare Federation, this site has an extensive list of links for both parents and for professionals working with children.
Provides up to date health and safety information for Ontario farmers
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food
A new website offering one-window access to information about provincially-funded services for children, youth and their families in Ontario.

Useful Resources
This website provides information for parents in Canada looking for quality child care that’s affordable and meets the needs of their families.  Find out why it's hard to find good child care, about child care options in each province and territory, general information about child care in Canada, what the best evidence says about quality, and how to improve your chances of accessing high-quality child care.
Healthy Baby, Healthy Brain: This website will help you support your baby’s brain development.
Best Start: Ontario's Maternal Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre
This site has a guide to stages of development and a great search engine that will take you to articles on a wide range of parenting topics such as behaviour issues, toilet training, safety, balancing work/parenting and a lot more...
This site focuses on the infant and preschool years and has great information on the emotional development of young children, including behaviour, personality and temperament, and lots of information on parenting with these areas in mind.
This site is hosted by the Canadian Paediatric Society and has fantastic information for parents about childhood illnesses, what parents should do when their child is sick, development, immunization, special needs and even finding a doctor.
An American website about the importance of farm safety for kids – it has some great activities, games and worksheets which can be printed for teaching purposes