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Court dismisses Student Choice Initiative appeal

The Ontario Court of Appeal unanimously dismissed Ontario’s appeal to bring back the Student Choice Initiative (SCI) on Aug. 4.Continue...

Court hears appeal for Student Choice Initiative

The Ontario Court of Appeal heard the appeal for the Student Choice Initiative (SCI) on Tuesday.Continue...

Canadian Federation of Students to advocate for student groups in Student Choice Initiative Appeal

Prior to the appeal of the Student Choice Initiative (SCI) on March 23, the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario (CFS-O) is preparing to advocate for the autonomy of student organizations.Continue...

Ford wants to restore the Student Choice Initiative during a pandemic. It’s a low blow.

The Student Choice Initiative (SCI) had devastating consequences for students and student clubs when it was implemented in 2019. Bringing it back now—in the midst of a pandemic—will only harm students more.Continue...

Despite intervenor status, Queen’s “not taking sides” in Student Choice Initiative appeal

Queen’s University will be intervening in the Ford government’s appeal to bring back the Student Choice Initiative (SCI).Continue...

The future of education in Ontario doesn’t lie in more cuts

Ontario’s proposals to “modernize the classroom” won’t drive the province’s education system forward—they’ll see it pushed further into the past.Continue...

Ontario government fails the province when it fails developmental services

Programs for individuals with developmental disabilities have too long gone underfunded in Ontario. Now, facing cuts, these Ontarians are poised to lose even more of their limited funding.Continue...

Student Choice Initiative struck down in divisional court

In a unanimous decision, the Ford government’s Student Choice Initiative (SCI) was ruled unlawful by the Divisional Court of Ontario on Thursday.

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OUSA hopes letter-writing campaign will get Ford’s attention

The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) launched a letter-writing campaign on Sept. 9, vying for the attention of Premier Doug Ford and to register students’ displeasure with his government’s recent changes to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP).Continue...

Students grapple with cuts to OSAP

Victoria Preston-Walker, Arts ’20, was prepared to graduate in the spring of 2020 with a degree in philosophy and psychology. In the wake of cuts to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), she won’t.Continue...

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