MILTON ON—Today, Parm Gill, MPP for Milton is proud to announce another new school in Milton. The Ontario government is investing $20.8 million to build Milton SE #13 Public School to help more families in Southeast Milton.

This investment in Halton District School Board will support the creation of 788 student spaces and 88 childcare spaces.

“This investment will provide choice and flexibility for families and new opportunities for the children of Southeast Milton”, said Parm Gill, Member of Provincial Parliament for Milton. “As our community continues to grow, our government understands the need for more schools and childcare spaces in Milton and I am proud our government continues to deliver on that commitment.”

This is the eighth new school in Milton since 2018. Our government has invested over $220 million in capital investments for new schools and school expansions in Milton.

“In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made safer schools a priority, which is why we continue to invest in modern and accessible learning spaces with improved ventilation,” said Minister Lecce. “This investment is part of our multiyear plan to build, expand, and update schools and child care spaces across our province. It will leave a lasting legacy that benefits working families for years to come.”

The investment is part of the Ontario government’s commitment to provide $14 billion to support school construction over ten years. There are currently more than 300 child care and education building-related projects in development across Ontario with more than 100 actively under construction.

“Our great town continues to develop exponentially, so must we build more schools for our future students”, said Heather Gerrits, Halton District School Board Trustee. “As a growing school board, this announcement today is the fourth HDSB Milton school, (3 elementary and 1 secondary) that has been committed during my term as Trustee. As Milton rapidly expands, it is my hope that more new schools are being considered, as well as capital priority funding projects for our older schools. I want to thank the partnership with MPP Parm Gill, the Provincial government and the Ministry of Education as we work on growing our community together. HDSB is doing its best to design and build facilities that will enhance the 21st century learning for our students and provide for the needs of our community for years to come”.