Stop tiptoeing around free higher education

Instead of working slowly and piecemeal towards the end goal of free higher education, let’s just skip right to it and give more Canadians the chance to sharpen their minds. In the end, it will be more than worth it for our nation.

The Tomato: Provincial government increases funding for university

“Well, we’re paid to make good policy, and I’m happy to say we’re finally earning our salaries,” said Flipflop. “We did the math and realized that the average debt for a student with public and private loans has increased 460 per cent over the past 15 years. We asked ourselves, who is going to pay for boomers’ health care in 15 years?”

Carleton football takes new approach to funding

Local not-for-profit Old Crows Football Inc.which has doubled as the Carleton football alumni society since 1965, is funding the team. Since the Ravens’ football team disbanded, Old Crows have not just been working to get the team back onto the field, but to turn the Carleton football program into one of the best in the country.
Photo by Rebecca Potter

Science deserves proper funding

Reports show that this institution would cost $50 million to shut down. From an economic point of view, closing it down makes little sense. From a scientific standpoint, we would be losing an invaluable research facility that helped maintain freshwater in Canada and shaped the way the world protects its freshwater supply.
Illustration by Julia Pankova

Fund in-demand fields

Alternative loan system would halt student debt crisis THERE IS A fundamental problem with the way our society values education. Canadians have long believed wholeheartedly that an investment in post-seconda...