Work on new Oromocto school to start soon: government

The provincial government says work on a new $22.2 million school replace École Arc-en-ciel will soon begin.

The new facility will have a capacity of 450 francophone students in the Oromocto region, from kindergarten to Grade 8.

It's expected to open in January 2020.

Government says $14.8 million was set aside for the project in the 2018-19 capital budget.

The current school was built in 1957 and has 300 students.