George Heyman asks why the Premier broke promise to make Lord Tennyson school seismically safe

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In April 2013, the Premier made a promise to kids, parents and teachers. The Premier said that by 2016, 45 schools considered as high risk for collapse in the event of an earthquake would be made safe. When the Premier first made this promise, it was at Lord Tennyson Elementary School in Vancouver-Fairview. She went to a classroom filled with kids and said: “This investment means parents sending their kids to 45 more high-risk schools know they will be able to withstand a major earthquake.”

On March 7, 2017, George Heyman asked the Minister of Education why 447 students at Lord Tennyson Elementary School are still attending a school still  that’s not safe if an earthquake hits. You can view the exchange in legislature here.