Today’s news includes articles about post secondary education, and poverty, from various news sources including the Vancouver Sun, the StarPhoenix, and the Chronicle Herald.
POST SECONDARY EDUCATION
Douglas Todd: Visible minority women are the most educated people in Canada. Vancouver Sun, March 3, 2016
They are more likely to have a university degree than white women, or men in general, Statistic Canada finds.
‘Free’ tuition creates two-tier system‘Free’ tuition creates two-tier system. Toronto Sun, March 5, 2016
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s decision to make university and college tuition “free” for low income students…
Students hope ministry will review all new college fees. Vancouver Sun (blog), March 4, 2016
Student leaders hope the government will review proposed fee increases at colleges and universities that appear…
Social Innovation is Golden: Rising grocery prices pushing food security to the forefront. StarPhoenix, March 6, 2016
On March 14, the Saskatoon Poverty Reduction Partnership will be hosting a public discussion on food…
Ontario basic income pilot: What can we learn from it? The Chronicle Herald, March 4, 2016
The Basic Income Guarantee (BIG) is a strategy for poverty reduction that is simpler and more effective than…
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