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Headlines for January 10, 2024


Global News
Ontario universities plead for increased funding amid Ford government tuition freeze

Stagnant provincial funding and a years-long tuition freeze are “undermining” student success at post-secondary institutions, according to Ontario universities, which are pleading with the Ford government for more money in 2024.

Toronto Star
Almost half of Ontario universities are running deficits, putting student services at risk, council says

Almost half of Ontario’s universities are now running deficits, with schools warning that student services will face cuts if the government does not provide a bump in funding and also allow tuition to rise by at least five per cent this fall.

CBC News
First Nations University awaits news on federal funding for new Prince Albert campus

The First Nations University of Canada (FNUniv) is still waiting for news from the federal government on funding for a new building in Prince Albert, Sask.

Waterloo Region Record
U of M urged to ease ‘financial disincentive’, subsidize staff bus passes

A new report is calling on Manitoba’s largest university to subsidize bus passes for employees to encourage active transportation use and reduce traffic on campus.

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