NOVA SCOTIA DEBT CAP WON’T MAKE EDUCATION MORE AFFORDABLE

HALIFAX–The NDP government announced that it will introduce a debt cap for Nova Scotia students, but will not address high tuition fees, in the 2011-12 budget released today. The debt cap of $28.560 will not be in full effect until 2014-15, and will only benefit...

83% of Nova Scotians support reducing tuition fees

HALIFAX–A vast majority of Nova Scotians believe that tuition fees in the province should be reduced according to a recently conducted public opinion poll. The poll, conducted by Opinion Search Research, for the Nova Scotia Post-Secondary Education Coalition,...

Public education, not so public anymore–says OECD

OTTAWA–Nearly 50% of funding for Canada’s post-secondary institutions comes from private sources according to a report released today by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). “High tuition fees have replaced government...