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Kit Dobson | Current demands for pandemic discounts on tuition are imprecise and impractical, but the abolishment of fees entirely would make the social benefits of post-secondary education accessible to all.
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Victoria Fenner | A conversation with NCRA executive director Barry Rooke about the potential impact of a new funding formula in Ontario being proposed by the Ford government.
B.C. Premier Christy Clark in 2014
Lizanne Foster | If you can’t afford the $10,000 a plate dinners, the B.C. Liberals have little to offer you besides more of what we’ve been subjected to since 2001.
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Erika Shaker | Governments need to ask themselves: is downloading more debt onto students -- particularly during a time of workforce precarity -- a sustainable policy to pursue?
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Nora Loreto | The Ontario Liberals have ushered in the most regressive and anti-student policies in Canada. I remain unconvinced that a Liberal promise for free post-secondary education is what it says it is.
Rick Salutin | Recent student protests from South Africa to Quebec to Missouri should not be treated as childish indiscretions by smug adults, argues Rick Salutin.
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Nora Loreto | The Liberal promise to increase student aid will see a massive injection of money into supporting a broken system, rather than addressing the root problems
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Doreen Nicoll | Peter George was the highest paid university president, but his retirement package of $1.4 million was more disturbing.
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Stephen Kimber | It's not enough to identify Nova Scotia's student retention problem. The focus should be on solving it -- figuring out how to lure more university students to enroll and/or stay in the province.
Open The Doors BC | British Columbia can invest in post-secondary education -- but won't. How does that affect the students?
David Macdonald, Erika Shaker | Canada's CEOs say university enrolment should be cut by a third. We think that's rich. Let's raise corporate taxes by a third and reduce tuition fees for everyone.
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Ella Bedard | The Canadian Federation of Students say that politicians are willing to pay lip service to student issues, but offer little more than that.