Nick Falvo

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Nov 28, 2011

Housing in the Northwest Territories

Nick Falvo
Last week, I was in Yellowknife, where I released results of new research on affordable housing in the Northwest Territories (NWT). Research findings include the following.
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Nov 8, 2011

Implementing a federal Post-Secondary Education Act

Nick Falvo
Last month, the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) released a document entitled Public Education for the Public Good: A National Vision for Canada's Post-Secondary Education System.
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Nov 7, 2011

The privatization of social housing

Nick Falvo
I spoke on a panel at the Annual Conference of the Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association. It was inspired in part by the debate over Rob Ford's attempt to sell social housing units to private buyers.
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Oct 3, 2011

Concordia decides that less is more

Nick Falvo
In August, I blogged about controversy surrounding Concordia University's Board of Governors, in which some board members had been micromanaging some of the university's day-to-day operations.
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Sep 26, 2011

William Watson on post-secondary education

Nick Falvo
On Wednesday, William Watson wrote a comment piece in the Financial Post in which he was critical of Armine Yalnizyan's recent essay on inequality.
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Sep 21, 2011

The Ontario NDP platform

Nick Falvo
Pollsters tell us that Ontario's New Democrats may double their seat total in next month's provincial election. But what's actually in the party's election platform?
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Sep 17, 2011

Post-secondary education in Newfoundland and Labrador

Nick Falvo
With a provincial election taking place in Newfoundland and Labrador on October 11, Newfoundland and Labrador's NDP is proposing to take the province even further down the path of PSE affordability.
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Sep 14, 2011

McGuinty proposes undergraduate tuition grant

Nick Falvo
The Ontario Liberals have recently made a slew of campaign promises about post-secondary education, committing to reducing undergraduate tuition for "middle-class Ontario families by 30 per cent."
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Sep 10, 2011

'Grade-boosting' stimulant use on campus

Nick Falvo
A recent editorial in the Canadian Medical Association Journal looks at the use of "grade-boosting" stimulants (such as Ritalin) by Canadian post-secondary students.
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Sep 5, 2011

Ontario student debt

Nick Falvo
Last week, the CCPA released a paper by David Macdonald and Erika Shaker entitled Under Pressure: The Impact of Rising Tuition Fees on Ontario Families.

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