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WATCH: Premier announces additional funding for schools in COVID hotspots

$35 million in funding available to schools in Toronto, Ottawa, Peel and York regions

Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced today additional support for schools in hotspot communities, including Toronto, Ottawa, Peel and York regions.

An additional $35 million in funding may be used by boards for physical distancing, PPE, staffing and remote learning, the premier said.

Original information:
Premier Doug Ford will be joined by Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health; and Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education for today's announcement from Queen's Park.

The livestream is expected to start at 1 p.m.

Village Media will carry the announcement once it starts, so please stay tuned.