Posts By: Linda Givetash

Linda Givetash

Education News – Canadian fiscal problems minor, says professor

WATERLOO (CUP) ? Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced on May 26 that the federal deficit for the 2009-2010 fiscal year would be $50 billion, up $16 billion from the original forecast presented in January of this year. The discrepancy between the forecasted and actual deficit has raised some alarm for Canada’s long-term economic outlook. The… Read more »

Education News – Changes made to Ontario student financial assistance

WATERLOO (CUP) ? John Milloy, Ontario’s Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, announced earlier this month that the province will see changes to its Distance and Textbook and Technology Grants, available to Ontario post-secondary students. The new requirements only permit students who qualify and receive the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) to receive the grants…. Read more »