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Jun 08, 2018, 14:22 ET Election results a cause for concern for students

TORONTO, June 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, students greet the newly elected Progressive Conservative (PC) government of Doug Ford with mixed emotions. The lack of support for public services, like...


Mar 22, 2018, 08:00 ET Students Left Waiting for Specifics in Ontario Liberals' Throne Speech

TORONTO, March 22, 2018 /CNW/ - The Monday, March 19 speech from the throne, delivered by Lt.-Gov. Elizabeth Dowdswell on behalf of Kathleen Wynne's Liberal government, emphasized the need to care...


Mar 08, 2018, 11:24 ET York Federation of Students Issues Open Letter to York University President and Administration

TORONTO, March 8, 2018 /CNW/ - ATTN: President Lenton and the York Administration, On behalf of the York Federation of Students (YFS) representing 49,000 undergraduate students at York University, we ...


Dec 09, 2017, 13:34 ET Toronto Joins the World to Stand for International Law

TORONTO, Dec. 9, 2017 /CNW/ - Toronto joins with people across Canada and around and around the world at US consulates to speak out against Trump's unilateral and illegal recognition of Jerusalem....


Oct 15, 2017, 09:00 ET Tens of Thousands in Toronto demonstrate against White Supremacy - Antisemitism, Islamophobia, Anti-Black Racism

TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Tens of Thousands of people are expected to gather at Queens Park in Toronto on Sunday, October 15th from 12 - 3 p.m. In the wake of the recent tragic incident in...


Sep 06, 2017, 11:07 ET Statistics Canada: Back to School = More Tuition Fee Increases

OTTAWA, Sept. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Data release today by Statistics Canada confirms that tuition fees nationwide have increased by an average 3.1 percent to $6,571 for undergraduates, and 1.8 percent to...


Jun 06, 2017, 13:08 ET Students celebrate announcement of Ontario Open Textbook Library

TORONTO, June 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Students welcome today's announcement by the province and eCampus Ontario of the Open Textbook Library, an online platform that will give students access to free...


Apr 27, 2017, 16:59 ET Budget 2017 makes new promises to students that must be met with new investments in public funding for higher education

TORONTO, April 27, 2017 /CNW/ - New changes to student financial assistance, investments in career readiness and experiential learning, better support for Indigenous learners and a fully-subsidized...


Apr 27, 2017, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Students available to comment on 2017 Ontario Budget/

TORONTO, April 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Representatives of the Canadian Federation of Students–Ontario will be available to comment on the 2017 Ontario Budget immediately following its release on Thursday,...


Apr 26, 2017, 16:17 ET Media Advisory - Students available to comment on 2017 Ontario Budget

TORONTO, April 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Representatives of the Canadian Federation of Students–Ontario will be available to comment on the 2017 Ontario Budget immediately following its release on Thursday,...


Apr 26, 2017, 07:00 ET New Report Shows Record-Level Student Debt as Significant Part of Canada's Debt Crisis

OTTAWA, April 26, 2017 /CNW/ - A new report released today by the Canadian Federation of Students reveals that government underfunding of post-secondary education is fueling the household debt crisis ...


Mar 22, 2017, 17:53 ET Despite welcomed investments for indigenous learners and part-time students, budget 2017 lacks innovative vision for higher education

OTTAWA, March 22, 2017 /CNW/ - New investments for Indigenous students and expanded eligibility for federal student grants are among the changes students are pleased with in the 2017 budget, but...


Mar 22, 2017, 07:32 ET Media advisory: Students available to comment ahead of the 2017 Federal Budget

OTTAWA, March 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Students are available to comment in the lead-up to, and immediately following, the release of the 2017 Federal Budget. The Canadian Federation of students is looking...


Mar 21, 2017, 10:34 ET Media advisory: Students available to comment ahead of the 2017 Federal Budget

OTTAWA, March 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Students are available to comment in the lead-up to, and immediately following, the release of the 2017 Federal Budget. The Canadian Federation of students is looking...


Mar 21, 2017, 07:04 ET Canada's Students Pleased to See Student Recommendations in Status of Women Report on Gender-based Violence

OTTAWA, March 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Students are pleased to see their recommendations reflected in the Standing Committee on the Status of Women report Taking Action to End Violence Against Young Women...


Feb 28, 2017, 13:07 ET Students bring budget recommendations directly to MPPs as part of Ontario Lobby Week

TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2017 /CNW/ - College and university student representatives from across Ontario are meeting with Members of Provincial Parliament from all three parties this week as part of the...


Feb 26, 2017, 12:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Students to bring budget recommendations directly to MPPs as part of Ontario Lobby Week

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2017 /CNW/ - College and university student representatives from across Ontario are meeting with Members of Provincial Parliament from all three parties this week as part of the...


Feb 15, 2017, 09:26 ET Government Write-Off Of $178 Million Student Debt Signals Need For Immediate Change

Latest round of write-offs brings total to more than $961 million since 2012 OTTAWA, Feb. 15, 2017 /CNW/ - This week the federal government announced it will write-off $178.4 million in student...


Feb 06, 2017, 06:00 ET Students Take Call for Free Post-Secondary Education to Parliament Hill

OTTAWA, Feb. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Students from across Canada are in Ottawa this week meeting with Members of Parliament and Senators to present a plan that would see tuition fees eliminated for all...


Dec 06, 2016, 08:00 ET Students Continue Fight to End Gender-Based Violence on Canadian Campuses

OTTAWA, Dec. 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Students remember and continue to challenge sexism and misogyny on campuses across Canada. "On December 6, we mark the day that fourteen women were murdered on their...


Nov 02, 2016, 07:00 ET Students in Ottawa Join National Day of Action for Free Education

Rallies at Carleton University and University of Ottawa, March to Parliament Hill OTTAWA, Nov. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - Today students in Ottawa are taking to the streets and rallying on Parliament Hill for...


Nov 02, 2016, 05:00 ET Thousands Take Action, Demand Free Education Now!

Rallies and events in 36 cities and towns organized by students from 54 campuses OTTAWA, Nov. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - Thousands of students and supporters are taking part in rallies and actions in cities...


Nov 02, 2016, 05:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Thousands of students take action for free education/

Rallies and events in 33 cities and towns organized by students from 54 campuses shows growing movement against tuition fees and student debt OTTAWA, Nov. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, November 2,...


Nov 01, 2016, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY - Students to deliver over 40,000 petition signatures to Queen's Park demanding free education for all, action on student debt/

TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2016 /CNW/ - Students will deliver over 40,000 petition signatures to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario tomorrow as part of a national campaign demanding free post-secondary...


Nov 01, 2016, 05:00 ET Media Advisory - Thousands of students take action for free education

Rallies and events in 33 cities and towns organized by students from 54 campuses shows growing movement against tuition fees and student debt OTTAWA, Nov. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, November 2,...