Media Advisory - Students present recommendations for 2014 Ontario Budget in North Bay

NORTH BAY, ON, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario will be presenting students' recommendations for the 2014 Ontario Budget to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs today in North Bay.

What:     Student presentation to Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs
Who:     Alastair Woods, Chairperson Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario
Corey Grist, Vice President External Nippissing University Students' Union
Location:     North Bay Best Western 
700 Lakeshore Drive 
Date:       Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Time:       11:30 AM

Students' recommendations include reducing tuition fees for all students by 30 per cent, addressing illegal ancillary fees and illegal internships, improving access to graduate studies and increasing funding for student transit fares.

The Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario is the province's largest student organization, representing more than 300,000 college and university students, including all students at Nippissing University, Laurentian University, Lakehead University, Algoma University and Collège Boréal.

SOURCE Canadian Federation of Students - Ontario

For further information:

Alastair Woods, Chairperson, (647) 378-8942 (cell) or chairperson@cfsontario.ca