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COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream: Education Related (CVRIS-EDU) Projects

Recognising that COVID-19 has created new demands for infrastructure investments, a new, time limited COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS) introduced under the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP) is providing up to $700 million in combined federal-provincial funding for education-related infrastructure projects.

School boards were invited to put forward proposals for projects that protect the health and wellbeing of students, staff and children in schools and co-located child care facilities. Eligible projects include:
• retrofits, repairs and upgrades to school board facilities;
• COVID-19 response infrastructure (e.g. heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, new builds or renovations to enable physical distancing).

HWCDSB approved CVRIS projects:
• Unit Ventilators for Natural Ventilation Classrooms
• Replacement Unit Ventilators for portables
• WiFi Upgrades
• Rooftop HVAC Unit
• New Window Installation
• Installation of Building Automation System
• Installation of Bottled Water Refilling Stations
• Installation of Bi-Polar Ionization Air Cleaning System
• Energy Recovery Ventilator Replacement
• Partition Classroom Space and Ventilation
• Automatic Door Opener Installation
• Demand Control Ventilation in Classrooms
• Natural Playground Area for Childcare & FDK
• Entrance Partition for Childcare Centre

COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream: Education Related (CVRIS-EDU) Projects