Students Don’t Know how Good They have it: Western provinces are subsidizing cheap tuition in Quebec while their own students pay twice as much to attend university

Media Appearances, Education, Frontier Centre

What is it about Quebec university students that, from one cohort to the next, they don’t know how good they have it? Nearly 175,000 students are currently boycotting classes, for which they pay only about 10 per cent of the cost, in protest against the Charest government’s intention to increase undergraduate tuition fees for Quebec students by $325 a year over the next five years.