NDP Wrong on Tuition. Again.



    TORONTO, Sept. 4 /CNW/ - For the second time today, NDP leader Howard
Hampton got his numbers wrong on tuition.
    First, he said that the McGuinty government promised a two year tuition
freeze and then increased tuition immediately upon coming to office. That's
not true. Ontario Liberals campaigned on a promise to freeze tuition for two
years, and we kept that promise.
    Called on that fib, he responded with another: saying that tuition has
gone up 36%.
    Here's some math help for the NDP war room.
    Institutions can only increase tuition by an average of 5% per year.
Professional programs can rise by up to 8%, but must be offset in other
programs so that the school doesn't exceed a 5% average.
    That's 5%. Not 36%.
    But really, who's surprised that Howard Hampton's NDP is having math
problems?
    After all, this is the same party that once promised to freeze tuition
and then hiked it by 42%.





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For further information: Ben Chin, (416) 961-3800 Ext 412,
Ben_chin@ontarioliberal.ca

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