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Government releases tuition and ancillary fee guidelines
The Ontario government released its official tuition fee framework and ancillary fee guidelines on March 29. Read more

Splash'N Boots protest Ontario Autism Program changes
Children's entertainers and 2019 Juno nominees Splash'N Boots have joined in the protest against the recent changes to the Ontario Autism Program. Read more

Funding announcement "disappointing" for Ontario sexual assault centres
The director of a London-based sexual assault centre is saying that the Ford government is not providing enough funding to meet an increasing demand for its services. Read more

Sex-ed curriculum is failing students
A recent Ottawa Citizen article details the Jan. 24 sentencing of an Ottawa man for engaging in incestual acts with his 17-year old daughter and for making child pornography. Read more

Ontario lottery winner to create new pot shopping experience
Buying weed in London may soon be as easy as picking up milk, thanks to a new partnership between the world's largest cannabis company and a major North American convenience store operator. Read more

No more free tuition, grace period, or mandatory fees under new OSAP changes
The Ford government is introducing a 10 per cent tuition decrease for all post-secondary programs, eliminating free tuition for students from low-income families, ending the Ontario Student Assistance Program's (OSAP) six-month interest-free grace period and increasing the mature student threshold from four years to six years out of high school. Read more

Franco-Ontarian students underserved yet again
On Nov. 15, the Ford government cancelled plans to open Ontario's first French-language university, alongside other cuts. Read more

Campus cancellations raise questions over free tuition
Recent cancellations to post-secondary education funding have raised questions over whether or not the province's free tuition program could be next. Read more

Laurier's Milton campus funding cut by Ford government
The Government of Ontario released a statement late in the day on Oct. 23, 2018 stating that they will no longer be funding the recently approved Wilfrid Laurier University Milton satellite campus. Read more

What all students should know about Ford's mandate for free speech policies
On Aug. 30, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced his mandate for all post-secondary institutions in the province to design, implement and enforce campus-wide free speech policies by Jan. 1, 2019. Read more

Doug Ford: A new Premier for the province is here
With Doug Ford being named the new Premier of Ontario, there are a number of things that may change in the province. Read more

Former FSU president running for MPP Liberal seat
Carlie Forsythe, former Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) president, is running for the Elgin-Middlesex-London MPP Liberal seat in the upcoming provincial election on June 7. Read more

Elections Ontario attempts to reach younger voters in upcoming election
The 2015 federal election saw an increase in turnout among young Canadians and now, Elections Ontario is trying to encourage millennials to vote ahead of the upcoming provincial election in June. Read more

New online platform helps youth have more input on future government policies
On Oct. 30, the Ontario government officials launched a new online platform to help give youth a greater voice and input regarding policy developments in the province. Read more

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Ontario government covers the cost of abortion pill
As of Aug. 10, woman across Ontario have been able to obtain the abortion pill for free with a prescription from a doctor or nurse at select pharmacies. Read more

Increase to Ontario minimum wage
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, announced on May 30 of plans to implement measures in plans to create a fairer work environment for those employed within the province.  Read more

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