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Sask caps tuition at 3%

Budget allocates $24.6 million to further subsidize education costs

In its Wednesday budget, the Saskatchewan government announced that it would be limiting increases tuition to three per cent a year. The province says that it will provide $24.6 million in additional money to fund the tuition cap. Last year some schools, such as the University of Saskatchewan, raised tuition by more than five per cent. Also included in the budget is funding for loans, bursaries and the province’s tuition rebate program, and for the creation of a new Saskatchewan Advantage Scholarship.

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