BC NDP promises tuition freeze

May 5, 2009

As part of its election platform, the NDP in BC is promising to make PSE more affordable by freezing tuition rates and compensating institutions for lower tuition revenues. The party's plan includes restoring needs-based student grants, expanding post-graduate student grants, cutting interest rates on student loans, and expanding apprenticeship spaces by at least 4,000. BC NDP Platform 2009