Ontario students march to Queen’s Park to protest new OSAP changes

Ontario students of all ages marched from Yonge-Dundas Square to Queen’s Park on Friday to voice their concerns about the new government changes to OSAP. Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s plan to cut tuition by 10 per cent, eliminate free tuition and the post graduate loan repayment grace period is a grave concern for the future of many Ontario students. Advertisements Continue reading Ontario students march to Queen’s Park to protest new OSAP changes

Ontario Liberals use Throne Speech to make new promises ahead of campaign season

(By: Jonathan Bradley) Ontario’s Liberal government indicated its plans for the upcoming budget in the Speech from the Throne at Queen’s Park on Monday, promising significant new spending on multiple programs and issues. Lt.-Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell hinted that Premier Kathleen Wynne’s government intends on investing in new programs and expanding on current ones. Dowdeswell said that Wynne will direct spending to reduce hospital wait times … Continue reading Ontario Liberals use Throne Speech to make new promises ahead of campaign season

Tuition refund offered to students as college strike ends

(By: Ryan Rocca) College students that were affected by the five-week strike can get a full tuition refund for this semester if they decide to withdraw from their classes, the Ontario Ministry for Advanced Education announced Monday. This includes first- or second-year students in Ryerson’s collaborative nursing program whose home site is either George Brown or Centennial College. The news comes as classes across college … Continue reading Tuition refund offered to students as college strike ends