Students disappointed with Access Copyright attack on fair dealing
OTTAWA, 10 Apr 2013 -
Access Copyright is targeting Canadian college and university students in its' most recent attack to fair dealing provisions for copyrighted work. Access Copyright announced yesterday that it is taking legal action against York University.
Students say Budget Balanced at their Expense
HALIFAX, 04 Apr 2013 -
Students are disappointed with the provincial budget released today, which takes no new action to address the increasing burden of tuition fees and the highest average student debt in the country.
Students to Dexter: NSCAD Debt Must be Addressed
HALIFAX, 12 Mar 2013 -
Today, students from NSCAD University wrapped the NSCAD lions in Granville Square courtyard in red fabric before marching to Province House to stage a game of 'red rover,' as part of a series of creative actions to draw attention to the need for the provincial government to take action to ensure NSCAD has adequate funding and remains autonomous.
Students remain dissatisfied after Ministry roundtable on PSE
HALIFAX, 04 Mar 2013 -
Students remain concerned about the direction the NDP government is taking on post-secondary education in Nova Scotia after meeting with Minister of Labour and Advanced Education Marilyn More today. In response, students will be holding campus consultations to discuss students' priorities for colleges and universities in Nova Scotia.
NSCAD Students to Ramp Up Actions after Government Misses Key Deadline
HALIFAX, 28 Feb 2013 -
The government of Nova Scotia failed to meet the deadline set by NSCAD students for a response to their 'Manifesto for a Vibrant, Strong, and Independent NSCAD', prompting students to organize further action.
Students Endorse Idle No More, To Attend ‘One Billion Rising’ Rally
HALIFAX, 14 Feb 2013 -
Students in Nova Scotia have endorsed the Idle No More movement and will today participate in today's 'One Billion Rising' rally calling for the end of violence against women, organized in conjunction with Idle No More. During a recent general meeting, membership of the Canadian Federation of Students-Nova Scotia voted unanimously to officially support Idle No More and offer resources to organisers.
Tory education plan attacks low- and middle-income families
TORONTO, 12 Feb 2013 -
Proposals put forward in a position paper released today by the Ontario Progressive Conservative Caucus would exacerbate existing inequality amongst Ontarians and severely damage the quality of Ontario colleges and universities.
NSCAD Students Call on Government to Accept Manifesto
HALFIAX, 06 Feb 2013 -
Today students of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University (NSCAD) and supporters marched from NSCAD's Granville campus to Province House to deliver the Manifesto for a Vibrant, Strong, and Independent NSCAD to the provincial NDP government.
Immigrant Retraining Loans: Well-Intentioned but Poorly Executed
WINNIPEG, 12 Oct 2012 -
Today's announcement of $1.2 million of new federal funding for a pilot project offering micro-loans to internationally trained professionals to receive licensing in Canada misses the mark for successful integration. The program provides easier access to debt instead of providing direct support for professional integration into the economy.
Budget offers no relief for students and their families
WINNIPEG, 17 Apr 2012 -