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    BC students applaud minimum wage increase

    Today’s announcement by the BC government to increase the minimum wage to $15.20 per hour by 2021 brings welcome relief to students across the province....

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    StatsCan report reveals government funding on the decline

    A Statistics Canada report released this week shows that government funding is declining at colleges across the country. According to the report, the proportion of...

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    Finance Committee gets an earful on advanced education accessibility, makes bold recommendations for improvements

    VICTORIA—Following province-wide consultations, the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services reported that post-secondary education was the second-most discussed topic throughout the verbal, written,...

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    Budget update demonstrates renewed commitment to PSE

    The Budget Update announced today by the BC government demonstrates the government’s commitment to increasing access to post-secondary education. Following the recent announcement to eliminate...

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    Government to eliminate tuition fees for youth in care

    NANAIMO—Students are celebrating the government’s announcement of a fully-funded tuition fee waiver for those who have been in the government care system. Nearly 1,000 youth...

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    Adult Basic Education made tuition fee-free again

    Announcement hailed as victory for students after determined campaign effort VICTORIA—Students are celebrating a major victory today for some of British Columbia’s most impoverished students,...

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    Throne Speech reverses BC Liberal funding cut to adult basic education

    VICTORIA—Among the many promises and commitments in yesterday’s Speech from the Throne was the announcement that that the BC Liberal government would reverse its funding...

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    Students launch massive “Get Out The Vote” campaign for provincial election

    VANCOUVER—Students in British Columbia have launched a province-wide initiative, titled “Students Are Voting”, to mobilize post-secondary students to vote this May. “Over the next 53...

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