Ontario Building New Student Spaces in Thorold

Published on September 18, 2020

Thorold - Ontario's government is protecting what matters most by investing in local schools and ensuring students have the skills they need to succeed.

The province has given the Niagara Catholic District School Board approval to tender an addition to Monsignor Clancy Catholic Elementary School in Thorold. The investment will provide a new, quality learning environment for students in the city, as well as new child care rooms. This project is part of the province's capital investment program to support students with better learning spaces.

"The funding for this addition to Monsignor Clancy Catholic Elementary School is fantastic news for Niagara," said Sam Oosterhoff, MPP for Niagara West.

"This investment will provide a quality learning environment and new opportunities for the students of Thorold."

"From modernizing our curriculum to revitalizing our classrooms and their facilities, we are investing in our students and giving them every tool to achieve their full potential," said Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education.

"Our financing of the addition to Monsignor Clancy Catholic Elementary School further demonstrates our government’s historic investment in Ontario’s schools and our overall commitment to supporting our students and families."

"We are extremely elated to receive such exciting news in respect to this much needed addition to Monsignor Clancy Catholic Elementary School," said Frank Fera, Chair of the Niagara Catholic District School Board.

"We want to express our gratitude to Minister Lecce for approving this significant project. The students and staff at Monsignor Clancy will undeniably reap the benefits of this much anticipated approval."