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  • September 21, 2022

The return to school in Abbotsford included the opening of a new school and improvements coming to others.

The community’s newest elementary school, Irene Kelleher Totí:ltawtxw, opened in the Eagle Mountain community. The province invested $24.7 million, with the school district contributing an additional $2.5 million.

The school was built to LEED Gold standards, has capacity for 460 students and has two dedicated classrooms for childcare – a total of 88 spots, which received $3 million from ChildCareBC’s New Spaces Fund.

Minister of State for Child Care Katrina Chen said the spaces will give parents “one seamless dropoff and pickup

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