As the 3-year Action Plan for Children includes $10.5 million to create nearly 200 new child care spaces and build on programs established by the early childhood sector. PEI’s early learning and child care system was recently rated No. 1 in Canada by Early Learning and Childhood Education Report. 16 new spaces will open up this spring at the new Chateau des Etoiles in Rollo Bay; 20 new infant spaces and 60 preschool spaces will be approved in existing centres; 90 spaces will open at newly licensed centres in Charlottetown, Belfast and Long Creek; and 9 spaces were approved at Little Blessings in Stratford. Four early childhood centres have been designated as provincial Early Years Centres: Kidz Korner Early Learning Academy in Roseneath; Chateau des Etoiles in Rollo Bay; Superstars Daycare in Charlottetown; and Milestones Early Childhood Development Center in Stratford. There are 49 designated Early Years Centres in PEI.