Breaking ground on New St. Frances Cree Bilingual School

Pipe Ceremony

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Since 2007 the St. Frances Cree Bilingual school has been educating students in the Exhibition area and beyond. Its current location in the community is just temporary while they worked towards funding and designing their permanent building. This new school, in the Holliston neighbourhood, will feature three stories that will support 600 students from pre-school to grade 9, with 70 additional spots dedicated to childcare; the timeline for this new school completion is Fall of 2025. While it is disappointing to see this school leave the community the new building will provide a better learning environment for a larger number of students. For more information please read the CBC’s Story about this topic:

On June 26, 2023, after inflationary pressures caused delays in construction, the start of construction of the new school was announced.  Read More at