MEDIA RELEASES

 

The Federation regularly issues a view of affordable, accessible high quality post- secondary education. The Federation also releases statements to provide students’ perspective on public discourse as it relates to colleges and universities. Lastly, the Federation helps draft and issue media releases for local members and coalition partners.

 

2019

MAY 28, 2019. Canadian Federation of Students and York Federation of Students file legal challenge against Ontario Government’s Student Choice Initiative

APRIL 11, 2019. 2019 provincial budget threatens future of post-secondary education

APRIL 3, 2019. New tuition and ancillary fee guidelines defund student organizations

MARCH 19, 2019.   MTCU announcement will not make campuses safer unless Student Choice Initiative is repealed

FEB 25, 2019.  Students host provincial Lobby Week to address issues in post-secondary education directly with MPPs

FEB 19, 2019.  Students launch “Week of Action” as Legislature reconvenes 

FEB 18, 2019. Students to launch provincial campaign  to fight for access to education right to organize

FEB 12, 2019. Students reaffirm claim for reversal of “Student Choice Initiative” following dishonest PC fundraising email 

JAN 18, 2019. Students & Workers Unite to Fight Against Government’s Reckless Attacks on Post-Secondary Education

JAN 17, 2019. Ford Postsecondary Education and Students on Disastrous Path in Ontario

 

2018

OCT 24, 2018. Students disappointed with cancellation of new campuses

OCT 18, 2018. Students and Community Members Rally to Protest Ford Government Policy Directive

OCT 18, 2018. Local Vote: Municipal Issues are Student Issues

AUG 31, 2018. Government Free Speech Policy Sets dangerous precedent on Ontario campuses

JUL 26, 2018. Back-to-work legislation rewards York’s bad behavior

JUN 29, 2018. Students in the future of post-secondary education

JUN 8, 2018. Election results