Canadian Federation of Students
Are we a genuine focus, or was #PMJT merely appealing to student and youth voters by addressing our federal election campaign demands? Following a campaign with such a strong focus on young people, we should expect nothing less than Trudeau's promises to youth to be included in his first budget as prime minister.
They believe post-secondary education should be funded in the same manner as health care.
While some political parties are more responsible for instances of blatant racism than others, no political party has committed to action on combating racism in Canada. Aboriginal and racialized realities of being heavily surveilled, unfairly carded in the streets, and higher rates of violence remain fringe issues.
We're not waiting for parties to take us seriously, we're going to the polls to show them we're serious about electing candidates who make postsecondary education a priority in a meaningful way. We need to hear of plans for reduced tuition fees, increased access to grants and forgiven student debt. This election, students know the stakes. Students don't need to be convinced to vote for an abstract reason -- the truth is as a student, you must vote this election because if you don't, you're giving our next government permission to continue ignoring you and your future.
"We feel that we have a responsibility to change the narrative of apathetic young people or apathetic students."
A new campus food bank at Saint Mary's University in Halifax is part of a troubling trend, says the Canadian Federation of
"Without a deliberate, national plan around post-secondary education and youth employment, we are going to see this generation failed again."
The poll from CIBC (TSX:CM) found that about half, or 51 per cent, of post-secondary students said they would need to borrow
OTTAWA — An Elections Canada pilot program aimed at encouraging student voting during the 2015 election could be grounded
Brittany Verge knew she would have to rely on student loans to pay for post-secondary education after high school. But as