Minister Fullerton receives failing grade from students

OTTAWA, ON – Students from across Canada hand-delivered a giant report card with a failing grade to Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities Merrillee Fullerton’s constituency office in Ottawa today. About a dozen students stormed Fullerton’s office with...

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

December 6 marks the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. In Canada, more than 50% of women will experience violence at some point in their lives, most before the age of 25. The rate of violence is disproportionately higher for women of...

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

By Megan Linton, CFS National Disability Justice Commissioner   Every year, we remember, recognize, challenge and move forward… International Day for Persons with Disabilities is a reminder that we must continuously fight ableism and systemic oppression in...

Tory education plan attacks low- and middle-income families

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 TORONTO–Proposals put forward in a position paper released today by the Ontario Progressive Conservative Caucus would exacerbate existing inequality amongst Ontarians and severely damage the quality of Ontario colleges and...

NSCAD Students Call on Government to Accept Manifesto

Wednesday, February 06, 2013 HALFIAX–Today students of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University (NSCAD) and supporters marched from NSCAD’s Granville campus to Province House to deliver the Manifesto for a Vibrant, Strong, and Independent NSCAD...

Immigrant Retraining Loans: Well-Intentioned but Poorly Executed

Friday, October 12, 2012 WINNIPEG–Today’s announcement of $1.2 million of new federal funding for a pilot project offering micro-loans to internationally trained professionals to receive licensing in Canada misses the mark for successful integration. The...