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Ontario colleges and universities cry poor while flush with cash

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Brian Lilley / Postmedia

When MPP’s returned to Queen’s Park last Tuesday they were greeted by angry student activists upset over student grant and loan changes, allowing some student fees to become voluntary and even a tuition cut.

One group of students even interrupted Question Period with screams of “Doug Ford can kiss my a..” and “You’re a f—ing cracker” aimed at the premier.

Nothing like racial slurs and swearing to get your point across!

I never thought I would see students campaign against a tuition cut.

Thinking back to my student days, I and most of my fellow students would have welcomed a tuition cut.

I think that is where most students today are, they welcome their lives becoming more affordable even if the activists, and the NDP aren’t on their side.

Yes, that is correct, the NDP is against tuition cuts.

A little bizarre for a party that would like to see “free” tuition across the province. The opposition is upset that the Ford government is cutting tuition but not giving extra money to colleges and universities.

The fact is that most don’t need any extra cash.

Despite crying poor from the 10% cut to tuition and complaining that the province won’t reimburse them, most........

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