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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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    BC Budget takes steps to ease burden of student debt

    Students and their families will finally feel some relief following yesterday’s provincial budget. After years of rising tuition fees and record levels of student debt,...

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    BC Throne Speech gives students more of the same — nothing.

    This week’s Throne Speech foreshadowed another provincial budget that will continue to ignore students and their families who are struggling to access college and university...

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    Literacy funding inadequate in addressing basic education needs

    A recent BC Liberal announcement allocating funding for community adult literacy programs shortchanges the 25,000 Adult Basic Education students at the province’s public post-secondary institutions,...

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    Standing Committee on Finance again recommends improvements to post-secondary affordability, but will government act?

    VANCOUVER– Following its annual province-wide consultation process, the BC Legislature’s Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services has endorsed students’ call for more affordable...

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    City Proclaims “Adult Basic Education Day” as Tuition Skyrockets

    The City of Vancouver has proclaimed September 12, 2016 “Adult Education Day” as students head back to campuses with even less funding than last year....

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    Tuition fees for basic education hurting BC families

      VANCOUVER–As classes begin at colleges and universities across British Columbia, enrollment numbers show thousands of adult learners trying to access high school upgrading courses...

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    Students hail announcement of bus service along BC’s Highway of Tears

    PRINCE GEORGE—Students taking classes at colleges and university campuses along BC’s notorious Highway of Tears are eager for the implementation of the BC government decision...

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