News from canadian federation of students - ontario A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics/government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle.

Latest

Nov 14, 2013, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Student and community groups call for $14 minimum wage and $5 billion boost to the economy/

TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - On November 14, community, labour and student groups across Ontario will be calling on Members of Provincial Parliament to support a $5 billion boost to the economy by...


Nov 12, 2013, 15:27 ET Media Advisory - Student and community groups call for $14 minimum wage and $5 billion boost to the economy

TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - On November 14, community, labour and student groups across Ontario will be calling on Members of Provincial Parliament to support a $5 billion boost to the economy by...


Nov 07, 2013, 10:57 ET Ontario graduate students launch campaign to address bullying and harassment

TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Ontario graduate students are launching a province-wide survey on bullying and harassment on university campuses. The survey, Not in the Syllabus, is the first of its...


Nov 07, 2013, 05:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Graduate students launch survey on bullying and harassment/

TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - This week, organizations representing Ontario graduate students are launching a province-wide survey on bullying and harassment on Ontario campuses. The survey, Not in...


Nov 06, 2013, 12:00 ET Media Advisory - Graduate students launch survey on bullying and harassment

TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - This week, organizations representing Ontario graduate students are launching a province-wide survey on bullying and harassment on Ontario campuses. The survey, Not in...


Oct 31, 2013, 15:56 ET Students still reeling from McGuinty's legacy of tuition fee increases

TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Students are disappointed to hear that former premier Dalton McGuinty is being recognized for his contributions to Ontario's post-secondary education sector. The...


Oct 30, 2013, 11:30 ET GTA students hold funeral for affordable post-secondary education

TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - College and university students in the Greater Toronto Area are mourning the death of affordable, accessible post-secondary education in Ontario. A funeral procession...


Oct 30, 2013, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Rest in peace: students mourn the death of affordable post-secondary education/

TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - In the spirit of Halloween, students are holding a funeral for accessible, affordable post-secondary education in Ontario. Students will be hosting a procession from...


Oct 29, 2013, 15:00 ET Media Advisory - Rest in peace: students mourn the death of affordable post-secondary education

TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - In the spirit of Halloween, students are holding a funeral for accessible, affordable post-secondary education in Ontario. Students will be hosting a procession from...


Oct 29, 2013, 08:01 ET GTA students launch public transit survey, call for greater transit access

TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - College and university students in the Greater Toronto Area have launched a survey to gather feedback about the accessibility and affordability of public transit in the ...


Oct 24, 2013, 14:50 ET Ontario students available for comment on new funding for French-Language Support for Post Secondary Students

TORONTO, Oct. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Students will be available to comment on new supports for French-Language post-secondary students following the announcement of the program today. WHAT: Students'...


Oct 22, 2013, 10:35 ET Northern Ontario students on Parliament Hill to discuss impact of high tuition fees and student debt

OTTAWA, Oct. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - - Students from Algoma University, Nipissing University, Laurentian University and Lakehead University are speaking with Members of Parliament and Senators this week...


Oct 22, 2013, 08:09 ET Ontario students on Parliament Hill to present solutions to high tuition fees

OTTAWA, Oct. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - College and university students from across Ontario are meeting with Members of Parliament and Senators to pressure the federal government to take action on high tuition ...


Sep 27, 2013, 09:30 ET Today: Young Ontarians Take Aim at Chronic Unemployment and Underemployment

TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Ontario's youth jobless rate is among the highest in Canada, prompting more than 100 young workers, students and community organizers to gather in Toronto today to...


Sep 12, 2013, 10:27 ET New framework keeps Ontario tuition fees highest in Canada

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - For the fifth year in a row, Ontario students will pay the highest average tuition fees in Canada. On average, undergraduate students pay $7,259 and graduate students...


Sep 10, 2013, 08:06 ET Student files complaint about unpaid internship in MPP office

TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - This morning, a student at Laurentian University - Barrie Campus submitted a complaint to the Ministry of Labour about an unpaid internship being offered in the office ...


Aug 16, 2013, 08:42 ET Ontario students meet with Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities

TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Yesterday at the Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario, over 100 student representatives from 30 students' unions met with Minister of...


Jul 24, 2013, 08:00 ET Students hit the streets for upcoming by-elections in Toronto and London

TORONTO, July 24, 2013 /CNW/ - College and university students in Ontario are encouraging voters to make post-secondary education a priority in the five by-elections currently underway in the...


Jul 24, 2013, 05:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Students to canvass by-election ridings in Toronto and London/

TORONTO, July 23, 2013 /CNW/ - This week, college and university students will be speaking to voters in three of the ridings going to the polls on August 1. Students will be asking community members...


Jul 23, 2013, 17:03 ET Media Advisory - Students to canvass by-election ridings in Toronto and London

TORONTO, July 23, 2013 /CNW/ - This week, college and university students will be speaking to voters in three of the ridings going to the polls on August 1. Students will be asking community members...


Jun 25, 2013, 17:19 ET Grant for Crown wards a good step toward accessible college and university education

TORONTO, June 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Students in Ontario applaud the government's recent decision to assist Crown wards in their pursuit of post-secondary education through dedicated funding and monthly...


Jun 18, 2013, 10:32 ET Media Advisory - Tuition fees no picnic: students mark International Picnic Day

TORONTO, June 18, 2013 /CNW/ - To celebrate International Picnic Day, students will be out today reminding Ontarians that tuition fees are no picnic for students and their families. Students will be...


Jun 06, 2013, 12:50 ET Ontario to double cost of a teaching degree

TORONTO, June 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Increasing the required time for a teaching degree from one year to two will double the cost for students wishing to become teachers in Ontario. "Students in...


May 17, 2013, 08:10 ET Challenging Homophobia and Transphobia Still Vital for Ontario Campuses

TORONTO, May 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Despite strides in enshrining legal rights for queer and trans people in Ontario, students continue to face homophobia and transphobia on college and university campuses ...


May 13, 2013, 17:04 ET Travel bursary for Francophone students positive, but not sufficient to ensure access

TORONTO, May 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Students are encouraged by today's announcement that the Liberal government will be extending the Ontario Distance Grant to Francophone students wishing to study in...