Ontario Premier Doug Ford on COVID-19, $550M to Build Schools – October 20, 2020

COVID-19: Canada Responds

Ontario Premier Doug Ford on COVID-19, $550M to Build Schools – October 20, 2020

At a news conference in Toronto, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announces an investment of $550 million to build 20 new schools and eight school additions across the province in 2020-21. He also responds to questions about his government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. The premier is joined by Stephen Lecce, Ontario’s minister of education; Robin Martin, the MPP for Eglinton-Lawrence; and Maria Rizzo, the Toronto Catholic District School Board trustee for North York. (no interpretation)