Media Advisory - Students Rally to Drop Fees November 5

OTTAWA, Nov. 3 /CNW Telbec/ - Students from Carleton University, the University of Ottawa, la Cité Collégiale, Queens University, and local area high schools will march to the Human Rights Monument tomorrow to protest Ontario's rising tuition fees. Students

Students will rally at their respective campuses, and will meet at the Morisset Terrace before marching through downtown Ottawa. There will be a rally with a number of speakers representing students and their coalition partners at the Human Rights Monument, at the corner of Elgin and Laurier Street at 12pm on Thursday, November 5.

    Carleton University:

    Meet at 10:30am
    Atrium, 4th Floor University Centre Carleton University
    1125 Colonel By Drive

    University of Ottawa:

    Meet at 10:00am
    Morisset Terrace
    University of Ottawa
    Universite and Louis Pasteur Street (just in front of Thompson Residence)

    la Cité Collégiale

    "Pep Rally" at 10 am. At the cafeteria.
    10:30am - buses depart from Residence

The Drop Fees for a Poverty Free Ontario campaign is spearheaded by the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario which unites more than 300,000 college and university students at 35 students' unions across the province

SOURCE Carleton University Students' Association

For further information: For further information: Erik Halliwell, Vice President Student Issues, Carleton University Students' Association, Office (613) 520-2600 Ext. 1607, Cellular (613) 899-3745; Seamus Wolfe, Vice President University Affairs, Student Federation of the University of Ottawa, Office - (613) 562-5800 Ext. 4139, Cellular (613) 808-9649

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