According to him, the freezing of tuition fees and provincial funding has resulted in a lot of challenges for Waterloo, which faces a deficit of 15 million this year.
Same story with the small University of Nipissing, in North Bay. We have been trying to find savings for over 10 years. We have probably already reduced the number of employees too much, says rector Kevin Wamsley.
That has to change, because the system is in trouble, he says.
Ontario universities are urgently urging the province to immediately end the freeze on tuition and fees. increase funding so students can continue to rely on the programs and services they have and deserve, says Steve Orsini, CEO of the Council of Ontario Universities, in a written statement .
Based on information provided by Mike Crawley ofCBC News< em>