We are a non-profit child care centre located in Thunder Bay, Ontario. We are a parent-directed centre offering programs in a caring, nurturing, and safe environment.

Hours of Operation
We operate on a yearly basis. The scheduled hours of operation are from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday to Friday.
St. Bernard’s offers care before and after school from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM, from September through to the end of June.

Centre Closing Dates
All statutory holidays will be observed. They are as follows:

  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday
  • Civic Holiday
  • Canada Day
  • Victoria Day
  • Labour Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day
  • Family Day
  • New Year’s Day

The centre will be closed between Christmas and New Year’s. On occasion, the centre may close to allow educators to attend Professional Development Days.

St. Bernard’s follows the Catholic Board school year calendar. PD day care is offered at our C.D. Howe location, when both boards have PD and at the particular centre involved if it is a one board PD day.

Evaluation – Let us know how we are doing!
Throughout the year, we will be requesting your input both formally and informally on the centre and the various programs. This process enables staff at the centre to obtain feedback and make changes to improve each aspect of the involvement.

Harbour View Child Care Centre is governed by a Board of Directors. They meet once a month to discuss any issues, concerns, budgetary items, and policy review. Policies may be changed at any time accoridng to the best interests/needs of the centre. Families are notified of any policy changes which are effective immediately. Currently our President is Batia Stolar. Concerns, questions, and compliments can be addressed to harbourviewchildcare@shaw.ca, ATTN: Batia.