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McGuinty would give non-profit sector grads a break

Election promise: six more months of interest free loans

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Ontario Liberal leader Dalton McGuinty said he would give Ontario college and university graduates an extra six months of interest-free status for their student loans if they take a job in the non-profit sector upon graduation. That would be on top of the six month interest-free period that all students currently receive. “We believe it’s important for young people to have an opportunity to help our broader society,” McGuinty told young Liberals in Sudbury on Saturday. Ontarians will vote on Oct. 6.