The High Price of Higher Education

Cayla Baarda Governments around the world are increasingly recognizing the payoffs of an educated population, not least of which include greater labour productivity and higher earning potential. Still, not all politicians can agree on precisely how much public money should be spent on assisting individuals’ pursuit of higher education. In 2014, Germany made headlines when the…

Effect of Rising Tuition on Low to Middle Income Families

Shranna Jaggernath If you want a good middle class job, you need to go to university.  That’s what we’ve been told, and we listened.  This past August, the Council of Ontario Universities announced that a record number of 90,000 students had enrolled in Ontario universities for the fall, 2000 more than 2003 when OAC was…