Fleming Elementary gets funding for new school

Media Release, Schools & Students

April 22, 2016 – The Province and VSB, along with the City of Vancouver, today announced funding to build a new school at Sir Sandford Fleming Elementary, as part of the seismic mitigation program.

The Ministry of Education is contributing $19 million to build the new school. The first two stories will house Fleming Elementary, and the third level will house a daycare, which is being funded with $6.3 million from the City of Vancouver and $500,000 from the Ministry of Children and Welfare Development.  

"We are proud of this ​innovative solution, working with our partners, to build a new school and a daycare, that will create both a safe environment and amenities that are needed by families in this community​," said Mike Lombardi, Chair of the Vancouver Board of Education. "The Vancouver School Board is committed to ensuring that staff, students and families at Fleming Elementary will have a safe and welcoming place to learn and thrive for decades to come."

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