Every September, Statistics Canada publishes data on “average tuition fees”. It’s a standard date on the back-to-school media calendar, where everyone gets to freak out about the cost of education. And we all take it for granted that the data StatsCan publishes is “true”. But there are some… subtleties… to the data that are worth pointing out.
Statistics Canada collects data on tuition from individual institutions through a survey called the Tuition and Living Accommodation Survey (TLAC). For each field … [ Read More ]