School District 60 has been approved for $105,000 to build a new accessible playground at Duncan Cran Elementary School.
The province announced the funding Monday as part of a $5-million package to build 50 new school playgrounds across B.C. this year.
School officials welcomed the funding.
“I think this is a great opportunity for full inclusion of our students at Duncan Cran School," Principal Griff Peet said.
Said Dave Sloan, superintendent: “We are very pleased to be part of this grant to support playgrounds in our district this year."
School District 59 in Dawson Creek was approved for $90,000 for a standard playground at Moberly Lake Elementary.
The playgrounds will be built over the next six months and ready for play in fall 2019, the province said.
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