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Feb 18, 2015, 09:00 ET Students footing majority of the bill to operate Ontario's universities

TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2015 /CNW/ - This year marks the first time that student dollars eclipse public funding as a share of Ontario university operating budgets. Almost 51% of universities' budgets are...


Jan 14, 2015, 07:00 ET Kathleen Wynne joins Ontario students to combat sexual violence on college and university campuses

TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - College and university students from across Ontario will be at Queen's Park today to participate in a Sexual Assault Roundtable organized jointly by Premier Kathleen...


Oct 07, 2014, 06:00 ET Tory, Ford give Toronto students the cold shoulder

TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Mayoral candidates John Tory and Doug Ford have ignored repeated requests to disclose their platform promises on issues that impact the city's college and university...


Sep 11, 2014, 09:59 ET Ontario most expensive province to attend college or university for sixth consecutive year

TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Data released today by Statistics Canada today confirms that for the sixth consecutive year, Ontario students are paying the highest tuition fees in Canada. Average...


Sep 10, 2014, 09:41 ET Ontario students to pay highest tuition fees for four more years, report

TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Data released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives predicts Ontario tuition fees will increase to $9,483 by 2017. According to the report, Ontario...


Sep 10, 2014, 05:00 ET Media Advisory - Ontario students available to comment on tuition fee increases

TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Student representatives will be available to comment today on new data on tuition fee increases in Ontario. Statistics Canada is expected to release its annual tuition ...


Sep 09, 2014, 18:54 ET Media Advisory - Students to Comment on Statistics Canada Tuition Fees Survey

OTTAWA, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Representatives of the Canadian Federation of Students will be available for comment following the release of Statistics Canada's annual tuition fee survey. In polling...


Aug 28, 2014, 08:00 ET Students launch campaign to promote voting in municipal elections

TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Ontario's largest student organization launched Generation Vote, a province-wide campaign to promote youth and student participation in the municipal elections...


Jul 14, 2014, 16:29 ET Liberal budget forgets Ontario students yet again

TORONTO, July 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The 2014 Ontario Budget has been served for a second time and still contains nothing to support the province's struggling college and university students, missing a...


Jul 14, 2014, 06:00 ET Media Advisory - Students available to comment on 2014 Ontario Budget

TORONTO, July 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Representatives of the Canadian Federation of Students–Ontario will be available to comment on the re-tabled 2014 Ontario Budget immediately following its release on...


Jun 24, 2014, 16:03 ET Students call on new Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities to commit to reducing tuition fees

TORONTO, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Reza Moridi, named Minister of Training Colleges and Universities in today's cabinet shuffle, has a lot of work to do to address the current crisis in Ontario's...


Jun 16, 2014, 06:00 ET Following election, students renew call to reduce tuition fees in Ontario

TORONTO, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Students look forward to working with newly elected Members of Provincial Parliament to make post-secondary education more affordable in Ontario. Today, students...


Jun 12, 2014, 06:00 ET Media Advisory - Students available to comment on election results

TORONTO, June 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Representatives of the Canadian Federation of Students–Ontario will be available to comment on the 2014 election throughout the day and when the results are called....


Jun 10, 2014, 06:00 ET Media Advisory - Ottawa students hit the streets to talk election issues, voting

OTTAWA, June 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Students from Carleton University, La Cité collégiale, Saint Paul's University and University of Ottawa will be in downtown Ottawa today raising awareness about student...


Jun 03, 2014, 07:28 ET Youth to party leaders: don't leave our generation behind

TORONTO, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Student and youth activists in Toronto dropped several banners across the city in advance of tonight's leaders debate to raise awareness of key issues impacting youth...


Jun 01, 2014, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Students visit Toronto Harbourfront to talk election issues, voting/

TORONTO, May 31, 2014 /CNW/ - College and university students from across Toronto will be at the Harbourfront talking to families about issues impacting students and youth in the upcoming provincial...


May 31, 2014, 15:48 ET Media Advisory - Students visit Toronto Harbourfront to talk election issues, voting

TORONTO, May 31, 2014 /CNW/ - College and university students from across Toronto will be at the Harbourfront talking to families about issues impacting students and youth in the upcoming provincial...


May 22, 2014, 11:15 ET NDP plan to halt tuition fee increases welcome, but won't address record high fees and student debt

TORONTO, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - A plan announced today by the New Democrats that would freeze tuition fees in Ontario for the next four years is a welcome first step, but addressing high tuition fees...


May 20, 2014, 09:20 ET Generation Vote calls for action on student, youth issues in Ontario

TORONTO, May 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Political parties in Ontario must take action on issues impacting youth and students or they risk leaving a generation behind, say students. "Students today are paying...


May 15, 2014, 10:07 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Queer and Trans* Students call on allies to #EducateYourself

TORONTO, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - May 17 is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHAT). This day marks the 24th anniversary of the World Health Organization declassifying...


May 14, 2014, 13:29 ET Tory plan will make post-secondary education worse, not better

TORONTO, May 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The platform released today by Tim Hudak's Progressive Conservatives would cut funding to the Ontario Tuition Grant, reduce university and college operating grants and...


May 01, 2014, 16:49 ET Liberal budget forgets Ontario students

TORONTO, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - The 2014 Ontario Budget contains nothing to support the province's struggling college and university students, missing a crucial opportunity to invest in young people....


May 01, 2014, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Students available to comment on 2014 Ontario Budget/

TORONTO, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Representatives of the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario will be available to comment on the 2014 Ontario Budget immediately following its release on Thursday,...


Apr 30, 2014, 12:41 ET Media Advisory - Students available to comment on 2014 Ontario Budget

TORONTO, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Representatives of the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario will be available to comment on the 2014 Ontario Budget immediately following its release on Thursday,...


Apr 26, 2014, 13:58 ET Toronto students, concerned citizens tell Harper: Let People Vote!

TORONTO, April 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Students and their allies in Toronto joined concerned citizens across Canada for today's National Day of Action Against the Unfair Elections Act. Yesterday, as a...