Media Advisory - Ontario Students to Release New Polling Data



    Ontario Voters Concerned about Effects of High Tuition Fees

    TORONTO, March 19 /CNW/ - In advance of the 2007 Ontario Budget, the
Canadian Federation of Students will be releasing new public opinion polling
data about Ontario voters' attitudes toward the McGuinty Government's
post-secondary education policy.
    The poll focused on the affordability of post-secondary education and the
fairness of tuition fees at colleges and universities in the province. The
representative data outline Ontarians' opinions just months before the 2007
Ontario general election.
    Representatives of students' and labour unions will be on hand to present
the data in the context of the 2007 federal budget and to outline expectations
of the McGuinty government for the 2007 Ontario budget.

    
    DATE:     Tuesday, March 20, 2007

    TIME:     10:00 a.m.

    PLACE:    Media Studio, Main Legislative Building
              Queen's Park, Toronto

    SPEAKERS:
              -  Jesse Greener, Ontario Chairperson, Canadian Federation of
                 Students
              -  Wayne Samuelson, President, Ontario Federation of Labour
              -  Nancy Pridham, Vice-President, Ontario Public Service
                 Employees Union
    

    The Canadian Federation of Students, Canada's national students' union,
unites more than 500,000 students across the country and 300,000 students in
Ontario.





For further information:

For further information: Jesse Greener, Ontario Chairperson at (416)
925-3825 or (416) 301-5747 (cell); or Joel Duff, Ontario Organiser at (416)
925-3825 or (416) 707-0349 (cell)


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