Peace Region school districts receive new playground funding

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.

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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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