Province announces major infrastructure upgrades to Manitoba schools

Education and Training has budgeted $14.4 million for structural upgrades to Manitoba schools to which Yellowquill School will benefit. FILE PHOTO

Education and Training Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today the Manitoba government will spend $57.5 million in 59 infrastructure renewal projects across the province including structural roof repairs at Yellowquill School in Portage la Prairie.

Capital funding for 2019-20 will provide structural repairs, roof replacements, new mechanical systems and accessibility projects for kindergarten to Grade 12 schools across the province.
Education and Training has budgeted $14.4 million for structural upgrades to Manitoba schools to which Yellowquill School is part of the nearly $60 million provincial school repair bill.

The Public Schools Finance Board plans to complete the projects within a timeframe of six to 24 months following the award of tenders and start of construction, the minister added.

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