Nova Scotia Studentsí Envy of Newfoundland Tuition Fees Justified By Statistics Canada Report
HALIFAX, 16 Sep 2011 -
Tuition fees in Nova Scotia are more than double those in Newfoundland and Labrador according to 2011/12 university tuition fee data released today by Statistics
Tuition fees increase in most provinces
OTTAWA, 16 Sep 2011 -
Tuition fees for university students increased to record levels in most provinces according to data released today by Statistics Canada. This year's undergraduate tuition fees increased by 4.3% to an average of $5,366.
Students welcome $100M proposal for grants program
VANCOUVER, 12 Sep 2011 -
Students are very encouraged by BCNDP Leader Adrian Dix's pledge to establish a BC student grants program. With a proposed $100-million budget, it would be the largest student grants program in BC's history.
NDP Commitment to Cap Tuition Fee Increases Needs Work
WINNIPEG, 09 Sep 2011 -
Winnipeg-The Canadian Federation of Students-Manitoba believes the Manitoba New Democratic Party's election platform on education may make tuition fee increases and student loans less onerous, but will do little to solve the pressing problems of rising tuition fees and student debt. Students are urging the NDP to take some easy steps to really improve access to post-secondary education.
British Columbians worried about student debt levels: Poll
VANCOUVER, 06 Sep 2011 -
British Columbia's record high student debt is a concern for the majority of it's citizens, according to a new poll released by Ipsos-Reid commissioned by the BC Federation of Post Secondary Educators of BC (FPSE) and the Canadian Federation of Students-BC.
Students offer sincere condolences following the loss of Jack Layton
OTTAWA, 23 Aug 2011 -
Canada has lost both an inspirational figure to many students and youth and a great Canadian. As a former student leader, activist, and professor, Jack Layton showed a deep appreciation of the concerns of students in Canada. He had championed many causes, including accessible public education and public services.
International Youth Day
OTTAWA, 12 Aug 2011 -
To mark this year's International Youth Day, August 12th, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) have joined forces to draw attention to the many challenges facing Canadian youth today.
Summer Jobs Still Scarce for Students
OTTAWA, 05 Aug 2011 -
High unemployment continues to be a major obstacle for students this summer. According to a Statistics Canada report released today, the unemployment rate of 17.4% for students aged 15-24 remained nearly unchanged from July 2010.
Solidarity letter to students in Norway
OTTAWA - , 29 Jul 2011 -
July 29, 2011
Students Mark Halifax Pride and Chalk to Bring Attention to Discriminatory Blood Ban
HALIFAX, 21 Jul 2011 -
This morning, students marked Halifax Pride Week with sidewalk chalk messages protesting Canadian Blood Servicesʼ discriminatory lifetime ban on blood donation from men who have had sex with men. The ban was introduced in 1985 and applies to men who have had sex with men even once 1977.