Ontario is investing an additional $41 million in York Region over the next two years to repair and renew schools, the provincial government says in a news release.
“The investment will enable York Region District School Board and York Catholic District School Board to repair roofs, update HVAC units and modernize electrical and plumbing systems,” the government announcement says. “It will also significantly improve more visible elements of schools that impact students’ learning and well-being, including flooring, walls, ceilings, playing fields and more.”
York Region District School Board is receiving more than $25 million, and York Catholic District School Boards is receiving about $16 million. The combined funding for York region brings the province’s total investment in local repair and renewal to $120 million over the next two years.