Chapman's Ice Cream wants to keep Ontario school open
A Canadian ice cream manufacturer hopes it can give something back to its local community, by keeping an elementary school in Ontario province from shutting down.
Chapman's Ice Cream initially offered to purchase Beavercrest Community School in Markdale for about CA$1m ($741,000; £596,000).
"This is the community that helped build us to what we are," vice-president Ashley Chapman told the BBC.
Although regulations and an asbestos problem might make buying the school difficult, he said the company will work with the school board to come up with a solution that works, and intends to... read more
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