Ontario Announces Funding for 2021-2022 School Year – May 4, 2021

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Ontario Announces Funding for 2021-2022 School Year – May 4, 2021

Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce speaks with reporters at Queen’s Park after outlining details of the province’s education funding for the next school year. Over $2 billion will be provided in new support for schools and students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding includes a commitment of $85.5 million to provide mental-health support for students year-round. Ontario will also continue to offer the option for virtual learning next year. The minister is joined by Robin Martin, parliamentary assistant to Health Minister Christine Elliott, and Katherine Hay, president and CEO of Kids Help Phone. (no interpretation)