Ottawa, ON — The Ontario government announced it is investing around $500 million to build 24 new schools and support 13 permanent additions and renovations across the province. The announcement was made as part of the government’s “Ontario Builds” map.
Ontario Builds is the government’s plan that will see the province investing over $158 billion in infrastructure projects to support schools, hospitals, public transit, roads, bridges and access to high-speed internet.
These new projects will create 15,693 new student learning spaces and 23 child care centres with 1,502 new licensed child care spaces. Funding is provided through the “Capital Priorities Program.”
Some of the new projects include:
North Oshawa Public Secondary School, Durham DSB, receiving $46 million for a new 1387 pupil place secondary school in Oshawa.
Brantford Catholic Secondary School, Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic DSB, receives $45.7 million for a new 1,119 pupil place secondary school and 128 licensed child care spaces in Brantford.
Oakville NE 5 Public Elementary School, Halton DSB, receiving $23.9 million for a new 788 pupil place elementary school and 88 licensed child care spaces in North East Oakville
St. Mary’s Catholic Secondary School, Bruce-Grey Catholic DSB, receives $16.3 million for a new 1,012 pupil place secondary school in Owen Sound.
École élémentaire publique Louise-Arbour, Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario, receiving $14.5 million for a 449 pupil place Grade JK-6 school replacement and 49 licensed child care spaces in Ottawa.
For the full list of projects, visit: New school projects