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Jun 29, 2018, 17:19 ET Students apprehensive about future of post-secondary education

TORONTO, June 29, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario welcomes newly appointed Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU), Merrilee Fullerton in her position....


Mar 05, 2018, 16:45 ET Students Stand in Solidarity with Striking Academic Workers

TORONTO, March 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, students from across the GTA and Ottawa will be joining the picket lines at York University and Carleton University to support CUPE 3903 and CUPE 2424 academic...


Feb 01, 2018, 08:00 ET Student Day of Action Call for Increased Investments in Public Services and Education

TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Students across the province of Ontario are hosting a Day of Action to call attention to underfunded services that impact their access to post-secondary education. This...


Nov 21, 2017, 16:25 ET Wynne: Back-to-Work Legislation is No Win for Students and Faculty

TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2017 /CNW/ - On Sunday, November 19, the provincial government passed a back-to-work legislation, effectively ending the five-week long strike of Ontario public college faculty....


Sep 15, 2017, 15:03 ET On Metrolinx's approval of using Student Universal Transit Passes on Presto cards

TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2017 /CNW/ - On September 14th, Metrolinx announced at their Board of Directors meeting that the Presto card will now be enabled with functionality that will support the use of any ...


Sep 06, 2017, 15:33 ET Even with new investments in affordability, Ontario remains most expensive province in which to pursue higher education

TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario remains the most expensive province in which to pursue post-secondary education, according to data released today by Statistics Canada. Average undergraduate...


Jun 15, 2017, 10:50 ET Black Lives Matter confronts police board; Demands an end to cops in schools

TORONTO, June 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Black Lives Matter – Toronto is attending the Toronto Police Services Board meeting today at 1:00 p.m. demanding an end to the controversial School Resource Officer...


May 03, 2017, 17:17 ET New Investments in Campus Mental Health Move Ontario in the Right Direction

TORONTO, May 3, 2017 /CNW/ - Students welcome today's announcement by the Ontario government of a $6 million investment in mental health services and supports for college and university students. For ...


Feb 27, 2017, 07:00 ET Students Oppose Government of Ontario's Attack on Apprenticeships and Skilled Trades, Health and Safety Rules

TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Federation of Students - Ontario is speaking out against Bill 70, "budget measures omnibus legislation" proposed by the Wynne government. Students are...


Dec 01, 2016, 20:05 ET College and university students condemn Ontario passing of anti-BDS motion

TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - College and university students across Ontario are condemning the Ontario Legislature's vote in favour of private members bill presented before the Ontario Legislature...


Nov 14, 2016, 08:00 ET Short timeline and government statements undermining students' faith in tuition fee consultations

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Today, the Ministry of Advance Education and Skills Development (MAESD) is holding a stakeholder consultation to discuss college and university tuition fee frameworks....


Nov 02, 2016, 16:00 ET Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario releases new videos to keep momentum going after Day of Action

TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - As students finish a National Day of Action for post-secondary education, the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario has released new videos to keep the momentum going...


Nov 02, 2016, 10:00 ET Ontario students participate in National Day of Action to demand free education for all, action on ballooning student debt

TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - Students across Ontario are participating in a National Day of Action organized by the Canadian Federation of Students calling on federal and provincial levels of...


Nov 02, 2016, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY - Thousands of Ontario students to participate in National Day of Action for post-secondary education/

TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Students across Ontario will be participating in a National Day of Action organized by the Canadian Federation of Students calling for free education, increased funding...


Nov 01, 2016, 15:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Thousands of Ontario students to participate in National Day of Action for post-secondary education

TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Students across Ontario will be participating in a National Day of Action organized by the Canadian Federation of Students calling for free education, increased funding...


Nov 01, 2016, 11:00 ET Students submit over 40,000 petition signatures to Queen's Park calling for free education for all, action on student debt

TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Students and allies are delivering over 40,000 petition signatures to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario today as part of the Fight the Fees campaign calling for free...


Sep 08, 2016, 08:00 ET Decade-long rank as most expensive province for higher education undermines Ontario's promising changes to financial assistance

TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Data released today by Statistics Canada today confirms that for the ninth consecutive year, Ontario students are paying the highest tuition fees in Canada. Average...


Mar 07, 2016, 07:00 ET Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario lobby week 2016

Bringing the voices of over 350,000 college and university students directly to Queen's Park For more media materials, please visit...


Jun 17, 2015, 10:23 ET Students Facing Dismal Summer Job Market

OTTAWA, June 17 2015 /CNW/ - Students continue to be among the hardest hit by a lack of good jobs. According to Statistics Canada's Labour Force Survey for May 2015, the unemployment rate for...


Apr 23, 2015, 16:55 ET Ontario budget leaves students trapped between high tuition fees and larger debt loads

TORONTO, April 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Ontario's 2015 Budget is another missed opportunity to address the chronic underfunding of post-secondary education that has made Ontario the most expensive province...


Apr 23, 2015, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - Students available to comment on 2015 Ontario Budget

TORONTO, April 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Representatives of the Canadian Federation of Students–Ontario will be available to comment on the 2015 Ontario Budget immediately following its release on Thursday,...


Mar 06, 2015, 10:10 ET Ontario's sexual violence action plan a historic victory for college and university students

TORONTO, March 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Ontario's college and university students are celebrating Premier Kathleen Wynne's announcement of the government's Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan, calling...


Mar 03, 2015, 07:00 ET Students Release Recommendations to Combat Sexual Violence on Campus

TORONTO, March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - This Friday, the Premier will announce a multi-sector Sexual Assault Action plan, including changes that could be handed down to colleges and universities. After years...


Feb 20, 2015, 09:38 ET Students demand action to stop out-of-control student debt

OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - The Treasury Board proposal to write off nearly $300 million in unrecoverable student loans brings the total spent on writing off unpaid student debt to more than $1...


Feb 19, 2015, 17:49 ET Everest Closure proof private colleges have no place in Ontario

TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - The forced closure of 14 Everest College campuses in Ontario is proof that private post-secondary institutions cannot be trusted with students' money or futures. The...