New public high school coming to Stittsville

After more than two decades of frustration, Stittsville parents can finally celebrate the announcement of a new public high school today.

CTV Ottawa and Newstalk 580 CFRA has learned Ontario Infrastructure Minister Bob Chiarelli will announce $37 million in funding for a new public high school in Stittsville.

Stittsville is one of the fastest growing communities in Ottawa and is currently served by two Catholic high schools.

Some families have no choice but to bus students to South Carleton High School in Richmond.

Infrastructure Minister Chiarelli will hold a news conference at 10:00 a.m. in Stittsville.