Ontario Dedicates $13.6 Million for Durham, Halton, Hamilton and Waterloo Communities

Published on November 26, 2020

Ontario Dedicates $13.6 Million for Durham, Halton, Hamilton and Waterloo Communities

Ontario is allocating $13.6 million for school boards in response to rising COVID-19 cases in Durham, Halton, Hamilton and Waterloo. This funding could be used to hire between 135 and 175 additional teachers, about 240 additional custodians, or purchase approximately 27,145 additional technological devices for students to aid online learning. This funding will be available to the following 12 school boards to support the implementation of increased physical distancing in schools and enhancing access to remote learning.
  • $760,000 investment for Durham Catholic District School Board
  • $2.3 million investment for Durham District School Board
  • $1.2 million investment for Halton Catholic District School Board
  • $2.1 million investment for Halton District School Board
  • $1.0 million investment for Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board
  • $1.6 million investment for Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board
  • $437,000 investment for Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board
  • $252,000 investment for Peterborough, Victoria, Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board
  • $2.0 million investment for Waterloo Region District School Board
  • $841,000 investment for Waterloo Catholic District School Board
  • $472,000 investment for Conseil scolaire Viamonde
  • $572,000 investment for Conseil scolaire catholique Mon Avenir

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