We've heard from the politicians about the promises they are making as they spend our dollars. It's important to hear from others who know about the impact it will have on families and children. The Early Learning and Child Care announcement this week happened at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax. That facility is home to the Child Study Center. It's also where Dr. Christine McLean is an associate professor and an expert in the field of early childhood education specifically in the areas of play-based learning.