So, here’s the problem: Canadian governments are mostly broke. Even the ones that didn’t look broke a couple of months ago (Alberta, Saskatchewan, Newfoundland) are now very definitely broke (especially Newfoundland). There’s no money for PSE. Everybody knows that.
So, equally, everyone knows that the only way institutions are going to avoid a crunch is either by turning themselves into finishing schools for the Asian middle class, or by charging domestic students higher tuition fees. No one genuinely thinks the … [ Read More ]