Between 2003-04 and 2012-13, spending on public schools in Canada increased by 45.9 per cent.
Alberta remains the only province that permits the establishment and operation of charter schools in Canada.
With teacher contracts ratified in Ontario, attention can be turned from what teachers want to what parents want. And it’s increasingly clear that parents want choice.
Over the past decade, government spending on public education in Ontario has grown at an unsustainable rate, driven largely by significant growth in employee compensation costs.
All across Canada, more and more parents are choosing to enroll their children in independent schools. This trend is particularly pronounced in British Columbia, which currently has the second highest independent school enrolment rate in Canada.
In Ontario, more and more parents are choosing to enroll their children in independent schools.