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Canada. Postsecondary enrolment up
Just over 1,955,300 students were enrolled in Canadian public postsecondary institutions during the academic year 2010/2011, a 2.7% increase from the previous year. (Full Story)
Canada. Unemployment related to lack of high school diploma
During the economic downturn in 2008 and 2009, the decline in employment at the Canada level reflected mostly net employment losses among individuals with less than a high school diploma. (Full Story)
People who have parents with a university degree more likely to get university education
People who have parents with a university degree remain more likely to get a university education than children whose parents do not have a degree, although the gap between the two groups has narrowed over time. (Full Story)
Canada. 60% of postsecondary graduates have a job related to their education
In 2006, close to 60% of postsecondary graduates 25 to 54 years of age considered their job to be closely related to their education. (Full Story)
Canada. Average student debt rises
As tuition fees have risen, more students have relied on student loans to help finance their postsecondary education and debt loads have gone up. This situation in turn has had an impact on individual students' financial positions after graduation.
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Canada. Almost two-thirds of Children with disabilities engage in some kind of organized sport
Just under two-thirds (63%) of the 125,000 children aged 5 to 14 with disabilities were engaged in some kind of organized sport or other physical activity in 2006, such as playing soccer, swimming or dancing. Most of these children were doing some activity at least once a week. (Full Story)
Harper announces funding to Quebec post-secondary institutions
St-Georges-De-Beauce, Quebec, Canada -Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced today a second round of projects funded through the Knowledge Infrastructure Program, a component of Canada’s Economic Action Plan. The announcement was made at CEGEP Beauce-Appalaches, which is receiving additional federal funding to upgrade its facilities. (Full Story)
Canada. Students Face Same Increase in Tuition Fees
Canadian full-time students in undergraduate programs faced the same increase in tuition fees (+3.6%) for the 2009/2010 academic year as they did a year earlier. (Full Story)
Canada. High Unemployment Rate for Students
Unemployment rate for students was one of the highest in the summer of 2009. (Full Story)
Canada. Student Enrolment Declines in Public Schools
Just over 5.16 million students were enrolled in publicly funded elementary and secondary schools during the academic year 2006/2007, down 0.9% from the previous year and down 3.5% from 2000/2001. (Full Story)
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