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STUDENTS DEMAND FOCUS ON TUITION

“Canada’s university students say campaigning politicians should make higher learning a priority because rising tuitions are to blame for social problems from a doctor shortage to the rise of campus food banks.”
http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&call_pageid=971358637177&c=Article&cid=1086041409529

MICROMANAGING EDUCATION

“The increase in the government’s grant for Ontario schools comes with tighter rules on how the money should be spent.”
http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&call_pageid=971358637177&c=Article&cid=1085955306332

YUKON BUDGET 2004

“This year’s budget includes several initiatives to promote more education and training options for Yukoners, including alternative education programs at Yukon College, a new alternative high school, and increases in funding for all levels of education in the territory.”
http://north.cbc.ca/north/archive/yukonbudget2004/education.html

CBC NEWS INDEPTH

“From teacher strikes to sky-rocketing tuition, education stories seem always to be in the news. Though the stories may vary from province to province, the fact remains that all Canadians spend a significant portion of their life sitting in a classroom – Canadians spend an average 16.5 years in school. Here’s our in-depth coverage of education-related issues.”
http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/education/

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