Students Protest: Hike in University Fees!

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Quebec students proved they are serious about fighting tuition fee increases as thousands  skipped classes and marched through the streets of downtown Montreal on Thursday to demonstrate their opposition. For Martine Desjardins, president of the Federation Etudiante Universitaire du Quebec, the boycott was a success — both because of the number of students who rallied… Read more »

Benefits and Barriers to RESPs (Registered Education Savings Plan )

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Tapping into opportunities for the students of tomorrow: Benefits of the RESP Under the program, both subscriber and government contributions can grow tax-free until the funds are withdrawn to attend an accredited post-secondary institution. Many employers  recognize a post-secondary education (PSE) as a pre-requisite when hiring. Specialized educational achievements are seen as indicators of a… Read more »