TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - Students will hit the streets on February 1 to demand that the Liberal government apply money that it has dedicated to a new grant scheme to reducing tuition fees for all students. This call is part of the National Student Day of Action where tens of thousands of students are expected to protest across Canada.
A press conference will be held in Toronto tomorrow, outlining the concerns and events that will happen in Windsor, London, Hamilton, Guelph, Mississauga, Toronto, Scarborough, Peterborough, Kingston, Ottawa, Sudbury, Sault Ste. Marie and Thunder Bay, on February 1.
NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION PRESS CONFERENCE: Tuesday, January 31 at 10:00 at the Queen's Park media studio
NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION IN TORONTO: Wednesday, February 1 at 12:30 PM at the University of Toronto, Convocation Hall
NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION IN OTHER CITIES: Click here for full listing of events. Call or email Nora Loreto to arrange interviews
The Canadian Federation of Students is Canada's oldest and largest students' union uniting more than 600,000 college, undergraduate and graduate students in all ten provinces.
For further information:
Sandy Hudson at 416-925-3825 (office) or 416-722-8842 (mobile), or by email at [email protected]
Nora Loreto at 416-925-3825 (office) or 416-846-6672 (mobile), or by email at [email protected]