17 Jan Ontario cuts tuition fees 10%, and scraps free tuition program
The Ford government announced it will be cutting post-secondary tuition by 10% for 2019-2020, then re-implementing a tuition freeze. The former Liberal government’s free tuition program for low-income students will also be cut. Further cuts to the Ontario Student Assistance Program are likely to follow. Post-secondary institutions are expecting over $440 million in foregone revenue across the province, with further funding cuts likely impending. The CBC has further details here.