Education Project News Releases

OTTAWA—On average, tuition and compulsory fees for Canadian undergraduate students have tripled between 1993-94 and 2015-16 and will continue to rise over the next four years, from $6,971 this fall...
September 9, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA—The majority of special education policies in place across Canada are more than 10 years old and out of step with current practices around inclusive education, says a report released today by...
July 8, 2015 | National Office
TORONTO – The political drama that's been unfolding at the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) over school closures and tight funding is totally avoidable, says the author of a new study from the...
February 10, 2015 | Ontario Office
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA—The average cost of tuition and compulsory fees for Canadian undergraduate students will rise by almost 13% over the next four years, from $6,885 this fall to an...
September 10, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA—Student aid systems in Canada are intricate, elaborate, and, in many cases, thoroughly unmanageable, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The...
July 17, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA—The average cost of tuition and compulsory fees for Canadian undergraduate students will rise by almost 13% over the next four years, from $6,610 this fall to an estimated $7,437 in 2016-17,...
September 11, 2013 | National Office
OTTAWA — La moyenne des frais de scolarité et des frais obligatoires des étudiants du premier cycle dans les universités canadiennes augmentera de presque 13 % au cours des quatre prochaines années...
September 11, 2013 | National Office
OTTAWA—Average tuition and compulsory fees for Canadian undergraduate students are estimated to rise almost 18% over the next four years, from almost $6,200 in 2011-12 to over $7,300, says a study...
September 11, 2012 | National Office, Ontario Office
OTTAWA—Ontario’s system of financing higher education is becoming less equitable and more regressive for families, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)....
August 31, 2011 | Ontario Office
Water fountains are becoming an endangered species on university campuses across Canada. That’s one of the findings of a national on-line survey, Corporate Initiatives on Campus: A 2008 Snapshot,...
September 2, 2008 | National Office
Toronto—A wide variety of private fundraising initiatives in Canada’s public schools could threaten equitable, high quality, publicly accountable education for students across the country. This...
May 15, 2006 | National Office
Toronto—La vaste gamme d’activités de financement privé qui ont cours dans les écoles publiques du Canada pourrait menacer l’éducation équitable, de haute qualité et responsable devant la population...
May 15, 2006 | National Office
OTTAWA--Manitoba takes the lead and Nova Scotia remains in last place in Missing Pieces: An alternative guide to Canadian post-secondary education. In the fifth year of the Canadian Centre for Policy...
August 19, 2004 | National Office
OTTAWA--Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), while promoted as an innovative approach to the provision of public goods and services, are playing a damaging role in Ontario's universities, according to...
September 24, 2003 | National Office, Ontario Office
OTTAWA--Nova Scotia's record in post-secondary education has dropped that province to last place in Missing Pieces: An alternative guide to Canadian post-secondary education. In the fourth year of...
May 1, 2003 | National Office