On Thursday April 11th, the 2019 Ontario Budget was tabled in the provincial legislature. On Friday April 12th, I was informed by the Ministry that the SOLS operating grant would be reduced by approximately 50%. This is a substantial cut which must be absorbed in the current 2019-20, fiscal year. Ontario Library Service-North is also facing a significant cut to its operating grant.
Please read my full statement on our website to understand how this impacts delivery and interlibrary loan