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162 Ontario schools receive energy efficiency upgrades funding

March 15, 2021  By  Anthony Capkun

March 15, 2021 – Through the Climate Action Incentive Fund, Ottawa is providing approx. $40.8 million to upgrade 162 schools in Ontario to be more energy-efficient.

Some examples of these upgrades include:

• St. Pius X high school in Ottawa will receive $431,455 for roof and insulation replacements.

• St. James Catholic School in Guelph will receive $230,169 to replace its entire HVAC control system and associated equipment.


• École Élementaire Charles-Sauriol in Toronto will receive $346,477 to replace its ventilation system to improve energy efficiency.

“We’re reinvesting revenues back into our buildings through retrofits to reduce emissions for a cleaner, net zero future,” said Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure & Communities.

CLICK HERE for a list of Ontario school divisions receiving funding.

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