We are committed to the success of every student.


We promote and support equity of opportunities and outcomes for students, in an environment that is accessible, safe, inclusive, and respectful.  We support every student and staff member to be inspired and successful lifelong learners.


We will support our students to achieve academic excellence and personal well-being in an inclusive setting that builds character and values, while preparing them to participate fully in a global society and further our commitment to reconciliation.

Guiding Principles

  1. Students come first.
  2. The allocation of financial resources will be aligned to match system and operational goals and priorities identified in the Multi-Year Strategic Plan, including the Indigenous Education Framework.
  3. We will invest in the future of the organization by focusing on innovation, engagement, partnerships, facilities, leadership and professional learning that support student success.
  4. The engagement of stakeholders in a consultative budget process will assist in setting priorities.
  5. Budget decisions will ensure strong fiscal responsibility into the future.

2022-23 Budget Process

Preliminary Enrolment ProjectionsJanuary, 2023
Administration to Develop Guiding Principles & Operational PrioritiesJanuary 24, 2023
Establishment of the Budget CommitteeJanuary 24, 2023
Budget Committee Meeting:
• Election of Chair & Vice-Chair
• Preliminary Analysis of 2022-23 Budget
• 2022-23 Budget Timetable
February 28, 2023
Administration to Attend Advisory Committee Meetings to present Budget InformationAEAC  March 23, 2023
SEAC  March 22, 2023
PIC      March 6, 2023
Budget PreparationApril / May / June, 2023
Input from invited Stakeholders:
• Unions/Federations
• Principals
• Student Councils
April 4, 2023
These groups either submit reports or attend meetings to discuss priorities. In addition, a web-based budget input option will be made available to the public.
Director’s Council Budget Review & ApprovalMay 9, 2023
Budget Committee Meeting – Preliminary Budget for discussionMay 25, 2023
Budget Committee Meeting – Preliminary Budget for discussionMay 30, 2023
Budget Committee Meeting Approval (prior to Board Advisory Committee)June 13, 2023
Board Approval of 2021-2022 BudgetJune 27, 2023
Submission to Ministry of EducationJune 30, 2023

Deadline for public input is March 21, 2023.

Email submissions to budget@lakeheadschools.ca

Budget Chair Scottie Wemigwans

Budget Committee Vice Chair George Saarinen

Budget Meeting Agendas

2023 04 04 Budget Committee Agenda Public

2023 05 10 Budget Committee Agenda Public

2023 05 25 Budget Committee Agenda Public

2023 05 30 Budget Committee Agenda Public

2023 06 13 Budget Committee Agenda Public

Budget Meeting Minutes

2023 05 10 Budget Committee Minutes Public

2023 05 25 Budget Committee Minutes Public

2023 05 30 Budget Committee Minutes Public

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