The Ontario government said Wednesday where it will spend $381 million that the federal government has offered up for back-to-school plans.
The money is on top of the $900 million the province has already provided boards to prepare for the upcoming school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the government said.
The federal government will be providing provinces and territories $2 billion to help them to ensure kids can safely go back to school in September. The $2 billion is added to the previous $19 billion Prime Minister Justin Trudeau already promised.
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Trudeau confirmed the $2 billion in a press conference Wednesday.
“Ontario’s investments lead the nation in supporting