NEWS RELEASE OCSTA Welcomes Historic Capital Funding for Education TORONTO-April 4, 2024–Today OCSTA President Patrick Daly, and Halton Catholic District School Board Chair Marvin Duarte, joined the Minister of Education…

By Ashlee Cabral

Apr 4, 2024

NEWS RELEASE

OCSTA Welcomes Historic Capital Funding for Education

TORONTO-April 4, 2024–Today OCSTA President Patrick Daly, and Halton Catholic District School Board Chair Marvin Duarte, joined the Minister of Education Stephen Lecce and Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy for the significant announcement of $1.3 billion in capital funding for schools across Ontario.

“The Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association welcomes and is extremely pleased with today’s historic announcement with regard to significant additional funding in support of the construction of new and expanded school facilities. We are grateful to Minister Lecce and the Provincial Government for their commitment to provide the necessary funds to construct schools in rapidly growing areas and improve the learning environment of students in Catholic schools throughout Ontario,” said Patrick Daly, President of the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association.

As publicly funded Catholic schools focused on Christ-centred learning, we are committed to ensuring our students’ well-being. The funding announced today will help to ensure that students can learn and grow in an environment that supports student achievement and overall well-being,” added Mr. Daly.

The Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association is the provincial voice for publicly funded Catholic education. Founded in 1930, OCSTA represents the interests of Catholic school boards that collectively educate approximately 570,000 students in Ontario, from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12.

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For interviews or more information please contact:
Sharon McMillan, OCSTA Director of Communications – smcmillan@ocsta.on.ca / 416-460-7937
www.ocsta.on.ca

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