Air purification units will soon be installed in a number of classrooms in the Seine River School Division.

Co-superintendent Simon Laplante says they hired an independent company to check ventilation in their schools and offer recommendations.

Those recommendations were forwarded to the province.

highlighted the issue of ventilation,” Laplante says, noting that many schools are older and ventilation is not quite as good as it should be. “Ventilation is important and the government is addressing that.”