By Allison Jones THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO- Andrea Lewis has been having trouble recruiting and retaining staff at her Manitoulin Island child-care centre, to the point where she has been forced to close the daycare for six weeks. The last staff member to leave went to the school board, where many early childhood educators have been enticed to work, she said. “It’s shorter hours, you get all the holidays, the pay is better — we can’t match that,” Lewis said. “I’m finding that also a lot of people are getting burnt out ,…They’re just leaving the sector in total, because they didn’t get that recognition during those few years of COVID and I think it’s just taking a really big toll on them.” Lewis’s centre is
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