Doly Begum MPP, Scarborough Southwest

Government of Ontario

Support our Students - Stop Cuts to OSAP!

WHEREAS Ontario has the highest tuition rates in Canada, lowest per-student funding from the province and highest student debt, and the government’s changes, will only make the situation worse;

WHEREAS Removing the interest-free six-month grace period means students will end up paying more, and are pressured to pay their loans even before finding a job or starting a career;

WHEREAS The Conservatives’ decision to cancel grants and force students to take loans instead is another barrier to college and university;

WE THE UNDERSIGNED petition the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as follows: Direct the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities to reverse the recently announced OSAP cuts, protect the existing tuition grants, and reinstate the six-month interest-free grace period after graduation.

Will you sign?