Catholic school teachers will soon have to pay for parking amid provincial funding cuts

Catholic high school and elementary teachers will soon have to pay for parking, as the school board grapples with a $32.8 million funding shortfall.

The Toronto Catholic District School Board approved the new parking fees at a special budgetary meeting Tuesday night — charging full-time teachers and administrators $10 per day to park their vehicles on school property.

Board Chair Maria Rizzo calls the measure a “new part of reality” to ensure vital student programs continue in the wake of funding cuts from the Progressive Conservative government.

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