Saskatchewan students oppose lift of tuition freeze

November 6, 2008

Student leaders in Saskatchewan appeared at the provincial legislature on Wednesday to oppose the government's plan to lift the ongoing university tuition freeze, introduced by the former NDP government in 2005. The Saskatchewan Party, currently in power, announced in this year's budget it would continue the freeze for another year, but now plans to end the freeze in favour of a "tuition management strategy." Student leaders say that with the province's economic boom, it makes sense for the government to invest more in PSE. Regina Leader-Post