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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 23, 2011

Are international students the key to jobs in B.C.

Iglika Ivanova
Bringing in international students will benefit B.C. and Canada in the long run. However, we need to make sure that we have the resources to offer them good quality education.
Blog
Sep 17, 2011

Liberal math

Erin Weir
This Ontario NDP fact check should warm the hearts of economists, accountants and math teachers everywhere.
Blog
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.
Blog
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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Sep 2, 2011

Copyright on campus

Nick Falvo
A recent article by George Monbiot in The Guardian takes a critical look at academic publishers, apparently with a focus on the United Kingdom.

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