Media Advisory - Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance launches Knowledge
Economy report at the kick-off of annual lobby conference at Queen's Park

TORONTO, Nov. 27 /CNW/ - The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) is releasing a report entitled Ontario's Knowledge Economy: The Economic Impact of Post-Secondary Education, that underscores how investment in Universities can stimulate the economy and help Ontario climb out of the current recession. The following organizations are joining with students to support the report: the Council of Ontario Universities, Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations, Ontario Chamber of Commerce, the Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity, and the Ontario Association of Food Banks.

The document will be released at a media conference at Queen's Park with the supporting organizations in attendance.

              Date:    Monday, November 30, 2009
              Time:    10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
              Place:   Queen's Park - Media Studio

The press conference is being held in conjunction with OUSA's annual Lobby Conference, taking place from November 30 to December 2, 2009 in Toronto. During this conference, student leaders will be meeting with Members of Provincial Parliament and other key decision makers to explore solutions to the challenges facing Ontario's post-secondary education system.

OUSA represents the interests of over 140,000 professional and undergraduate, full- and part-time university students at seven Ontario institutions.

SOURCE Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance

For further information: For further information: or to arrange an interview please contact: Alvin Tedjo, Director of Communications, work: (416) 341-9948, cell: (647) 669-6885

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