Ontario extends College and University Tuition freeze by another year through 2022-2023

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Toronto/CMEDIA: The current tuition freeze for colleges and universities is being extended by the Ontario government by an additional year, through 2022-2023, providing financial relief with increased access to affordable post-secondary education and reducing financial barriers for learners.

Ontario’s historic 10 percent reduction in tuition for the 2019-20 academic year, and the subsequent two-year freeze from 2020-22 represent the first of their kind in Ontario’s history and has provided students with tuition relief of about $450 million annually when compared to tuition costs in 2018-19

“Increasing the affordability of college and university is part of Ontario’s plan to help people get the training they need to get good-paying jobs…extending the tuition freeze, we will ensure that students can get the skills they need to succeed in a highly-competitive global economy,” Jill Dunlop, Minister of Colleges and Universities has said in a news release.

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