Bishop's student union wants tuition increase

Student Representative Council dissenting voice in Quebec battle over tuition hikes

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

Quebec students protest

Sometimes you get what you pay for, according to students at Bishop’s University.

The Students’ Representative Council at Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke, Quebec passed a motion last Wednesday asking the Quebec Government to increase tuition by more than $50 per term and increase student aid appropriately. (read more)

Police hitting the streets in Fanshawe area

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

While the London Police Service is not made out of satellite police stations, it may have found an acceptable alternative.

At a Police Services Board meeting Monday night, London Police Chief Murray Faulkner announced London Police would be bringing its mobile command unit to the Fanshawe College area more frequently. (read more)

Are student loans a government cash cow?

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

Canada’s Student Loan Program (CSLP) fosters many images " from education to debt, but what about the image of a cash cow for government?

Julian Benedict, head of the Coalition for Student Loan Fairness (CSLF), said CSLF has uncovered accurate figures concerning the government’s financial interest in the student loan program. (read more)

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