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New brunswick ends tuition freeze

Students to pay $200 more for university and college

Tuition fees for New Brunswick university students will rise for the first time in three years, Finance Minister Blaine Higgs, announced in his Tuesday budget. Reversing a policy implemented by the previous Liberal government, students will see annual increases of $200 for university college. “Tuition fees have not increased over the past three years at universities and the past five years at colleges,” the minister said. Higgs also announced that parental income will be reintroduced as a consideration into the province’s student loans program, saving the government $1.6 million a year.

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