Questioning Assumptions on Tuition in Quebec

October 26, 2010

As student activists in Quebec gear up to oppose tuition increases the government there is considering, an article in Maclean's questions the assumptions behind the coming protests. The article notes that Quebec has the lowest tuition rates in Canada -- and also has one of the lowest college participation rates in the country. Other factors -- such as economic conditions and job markets -- may have much more to do with participation rates, the article argues, than tuition rates.

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