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Seismic upgrades and new schools on the horizon

The premier is promising to speed up the pace of seismic upgrades in schools throughout B.C.
John Horgan says his government will encourage working partnerships between the Ministry of Education, school districts and local governments to reduce the time it takes to plan and build a school and accelerate funding approvals…..
There are still more than 150 schools on the list in the province that are at a high risk of damage or collapse in the event of an earthquake.
The list includes Cilaire Elementary, Cedar Elementary and Pleasant Valley Elementary in Nanaimo.
Rutherford is on the list, but it’s slated to close in June of 2018.
Gibsons Elementary and Madiera Park Elementary on the Sunshine Coast have both had upgrades completed already.
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