$37 million for School Infrastructure in la Capitale-Nationale

$37 million for School Infrastructure in la Capitale-Nationale

La Commission scolaire de la Capitale and the Commission scolaire des Premières-Seigneuries will share $17 million for the construction of two primary schools, as well as the expansion of some schools and the addition of several new classes are some of the major investments planned in education in the Capitale-Nationale region by the Quebec government.

The Minister of Education for Recration and Sports, Marie Malavoy, made the announcement recently, accompanied by Agnès Maltais the Minister responsible for La Capitale-Nationale, noting that these significant investments showed that education is a priority for the government and Prime Minister Pauline Marois.

La Commission scolaire de la Capitale will receive the highest amount with $20.7 million, of which $14 million will be allocated for the expansion of the Prés-Verts in the Vanier-Les Rivières et du Beau-Séjour districts.

$3.2 million will also be allocated to the expansion of Joli-Bois Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, $1.7 million for the addition of five new primary classes in Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier and $1.5 million to complete the financing of the expansion of a secondary school in the City in the Jean Lesage district.

$ 17 million for Premières-Seigneuries

The Premières-Seigneuries school board, for its part, will receive amount of $ 17 million for the construction of a primary school with 21 classes for the cost $10 million in Sainte-Brigitte-de-Laval in the Montmorency district and the construction of a primary school with 14 classes at a cost of $6.95 million in Lac-Beauport Chauveau.

According to Ms. Malavoy over the next 10 years, almost 8 billion in investments will improve the educational infrastructure in Quebec to provide quality educational services to students in environments conductive to learning.
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