Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Reason # 37 McGuinty Must Go!

Dalton McGuinty's tuition fee hikes push fees to record highs for the third year in a row  TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2011 /CNW/ - Statistics Canada released its annual tuition fee report today which shows that under Dalton McGuinty's watch, tuition fees are the highest in Canada for the third year in a row. Undergraduate students pay an average of $6,640 and graduate students pay an average of $7,578. According to the report, graduate student fees increased by 5.5 per cent, exceeding the provincial government's regulations."It is unacceptable that the current government has forced Ontario students to pay the highest fees in Canada. As other provinces freeze and reduce tuition fees, the gap between Ontario and the second most expensive province widens," said Sandy Hudson, Chairperson of the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario. "Students and their families are preparing to vote in the provincial election and they want to know which of the parties they can trust to reduce the cost of education."
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