In Ontario, the government provides no financial support for students in independent schools.
Nova Scotia relies much more heavily on the public school system than provinces such as Quebec.
It’s a myth that only well-to-do families seek alternative education.
Quebec and B.C. have fairly simple public education systems, relying on independent schools to provide the bulk of educational choice.
B.C. spends 19.6 per cent less than New Brunswick per student—$14,768 versus $11,879.