Closing cafeterias likely part of budget cuts in Toronto schools

Closing foodservice locations could save $600,000.

June 14—Deep budget cuts are on the table for the Toronto District School Board as the school board struggles to make up a $58-million deficit, according to its budget chair.

Among the cuts being considered are shutting down 32 school cafeterias to generate $600,000 in savings as well as a 40-per-cent increase in permit fees for community rentals of school properties.