Canada Student Debt

Students Are A Bit Too Optimistic About Paying Off Their Loans

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.17.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Getting a post-secondary degree can be an expensive endeavour, but a recent survey suggests that most students believe they'll be on track t...

Student Debt Is Canada's Debt

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

This month, Canadian students finish exams and begin hunting for summer jobs. A student working the counter at Taco Bell for minimum wage would have to work eight hours a day, seven days week, for almost the entire summer to cover tuition, never mind the cost of specialized or technical degrees. Students have a responsibility to work and pay for at least some of their education. Also a responsibility, when choosing their college or university program, to think about whether they are choosing a field of study where there is a real demand for jobs.

Is Moving Away For University Worth Going Into Debt For?

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Many university students recall the rambunctious pub nights, late-night cram sessions and laundry-strewn dorm rooms of campus life with nost...

Canadian Students Face Huge Debt

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 08.15.2013 | Canada Alberta

Students in Alberta are expected to graduate with $27,334 in debt which will take them 6.4 years to pay off, a new study suggests. According to the...

Student Debt Delaying People's Lives: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Sunny Freeman | Posted 07.24.2013 | Canada Business

The pursuit of higher knowledge may be noble, but it is also sinking Canadian post-graduate students in debt and delaying major life milestones, sugge...

Looking Forward .. To A Mountain Of Debt

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.17.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Most college and university students who take out loans to pay for their studies expect to graduate with more than $20,000 of debt, a new st...