A common barrier to more independent schools is the cost of construction and/or expansion of existing facilities.
independent school funding
Spending on education in Ontario continues to rise.
The United Conservative Party (UCP) recently released some proposed reforms in education.
Ontario has a higher percentage of students in independent schools than Alberta and Saskatchewan.
About half of Canada’s independent schools are religion-oriented.
From 2001 to 2015, enrolment in Canada’s independent schools increased 23 per cent.
Independent schools are populated by students from families with diverse socioeconomic backgrounds, not just the super-rich.