TORONTO – Ontario’s highest court has dismissed an appeal from the government after a provincial directive making some post-secondary student fees optional was ruled to be unlawful. A lower court had previously struck down the province’s so-called Student Choice Initiative, which allowed university and college students to opt out of
The Canadian Press Published Friday, October 11, 2019 6:10AM EDT Last Updated Friday, October 11, 2019 6:27AM EDT TORONTO — An Ontario court is set to hear a legal battle over student fees today. The Progressive Conservative government has given students the option to opt out of many supplementary fees.
Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press Published Friday, October 11, 2019 6:10AM EDT Last Updated Friday, October 11, 2019 8:20PM EDT TORONTO – The Ontario government’s order that made certain student fees optional was a politically motivated attack on student unions and services that threatens university independence, Divisional Court heard on
Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, January 17, 2019 5:49PM EST TORONTO — Student organizations say the Ontario government’s decision to allow college and university students to opt out of the fees that fund campus groups, student newspapers and clubs will make the province’s post-secondary institutions less transparent.