Fresh Transportation Funding For B.C School Districts

A big win for School District 83 this week.

The District will get the additional $561,925 in transportation funding it had applied for earlier this Fall.

The Ministry of Education announced the decision on Wednesday, and says the funds will allow the North Okanagan - Shuswap School District to add new bus routes, reduce wait times, and hire additional staff.

A total of $14.7M in transportation funding was handed out across B.C School Districts on Wednesday, including $369,399 for the Rocky Mountain School District, and $49,847 for the Revelstoke School District.

You can read the entire release from the Ministry at this link.