Canada, ON, MB, NWT announce major investment into schools, community infrastructure

August 11, 2021
The Government of Canada and the provincial and territorial governments of Ontario, Manitoba, and the Northwest Territories have announced significant investments into local learning centres. In ON, an investment of over $37.8M will support projects at several schools, community centres, and treatment centres. Among the 35 recipients are First Nations K-12 schools and early childcare centers–such as Dennis Franklin Cromarty First Nation High School, Pelican Falls High School, and the Matawa Education & Care Centre–which will use the funds for major new additions and renovations. In MB, a $38M investment will support the construction of a new K-12 school in Moosomin First Nation, which will feature a larger gym, a cultural learning resource centre, labs, and more. In NWT, $16.6M will go toward 15 community and cultural projects, including the construction of a new Métis cultural centre in Fort Resolution that will include cultural educational spaces, a community and elder gathering place, a vertical garden, and more. Newswire (MB) | ON | ON (Backgrounder) (National)