Ontario school board receives funding for Aboriginal programs

June 5, 2013

The Bluewater District School Board has received more than $15,000 from Bruce Power to support Aboriginal programs in its schools. Bruce officials stated that the donation is a “continued investment” in local Aboriginal youth, and recognized the potential of Aboriginal youth to be a large part of the future work force, and a significant “talent pool” in the area and across the country. There are 7 projects earmarked for the funds, including academic awards, technology supplies, student mentoring support, and career guidance. Bayshore Broadcasting | BWDSB News Release