Ontario invests in francophone PSE access

July 17, 2007

The Ontario government has announced that it will invest $5.7 million in 2007-08, an increase of $1.7 million over last year, to increase francophone access to quality PSE.  The funding will benefit Ontario's 16,700 francophone students.  From both provincial and federal programs, uOttawa will receive $28.2 million in specialized support for French-language offerings.  La Cite Collegiale will receive $10.9 million.  Universite de Guelph will receive $390,000.  Funding for French-language education has increased about 40% since 2003-04.  Ontario News Release | CBC | uOttawa News Release