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Trent students, supporters protest student aid cuts in front of MPP Dave Smith’s office

March 21, 2019

A 10 per-cent cut to post-secondary tuition sounds good for students on paper but for the majority of students protesting outside Peterborough-Kawartha MPP Dave Smith’s constituency office on Monday, they say the Conservative governments’ decision to lower tuition fees is actually making education more expensive for lower-income students.

A noon-hour protest saw more than 50 Trent University students and other supporters gather to protest the recent tuition changes to post-secondary institutions across the province.

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