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Hudak’s proposal to end Ontario tuition grant ‘regressive,’ student group says

May 17 2014

Instead of proposing to axe a 30 per cent tuition discount for post-secondary students, whoever forms the next provincial government should make it available to more youth, says the president of the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance.

“We feel that this is a policy that is regressive — a policy that is taking a step backwards in terms of investment,” said Jen Carter, referring to a campaign promise by Tim Hudak that a Progressive Conservative government would scrap the fee break.

Carter herself benefited from the tuition grant when her father became unemployed.

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