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Iglika Ivanova | A new report by the CCPA, Eduflation and the High Cost of Learning, shows that the average university tuition bill in Canada has grown three times faster than inflation over the last 20 years.
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David Macdonald | Well, well, another misinformed tax freedom day has come and gone on June 12. To mark the occasion this year, I took a look at several items that Canadians are "free of" at various points.
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Nick Falvo | On June 7, I gave a keynote address to the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees Education Sector Conference. Points I raised in the address include the following.
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Alice Klein | A numbers guide to the Quebec student protests and economic inequality in Canada.
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Corrie Sakaluk | Two authors of a report commissioned by the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario have accused that organization of academic misconduct based on edits made to the report they wrote.
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Krystalline Kraus | In support of striking students in Quebec against the Charest government and Law 78, Occupy Toronto is helping to spread the Maple Spring.
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NSCAD's Granville campus in downtown Halifax. Photo: Dave Carter/Flickr
Kaley Kennedy | Students and faculty at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) are bracing for severe funding cuts as the provincial government continues to target the school.
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Erika Shaker | Educated societies are healthy societies; equitable societies are safer societies. It is within this context that we need to examine the rhetorical criticisms against the Quebec student strike.
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Nick Falvo | Some policy wonks believe it would be more cost-effective to have a smaller proportion of teaching done by those who also engage in research. It's an à-la-carte way of ordering course instructors.
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Linda McQuaig | No wonder those Quebec student protesters have been spooking the English Canadian establishment. If they get their way, the same ideas could catch on here, leaving the plans for austerity in tatters.
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Erika Shaker | It was bound to happen. After almost three months, Margaret Wente finally got wind of this kerfuffle in Quebec about tuition fees.
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Nick Falvo | The current "crisis" in Quebec over tuition fees has been created by federal governments that have defunded Canadian universities, putting provincial governments "between a rock and a hard place."