Federal Government Institutes Cap on International Students

In case you missed it the Liberal Federal Government has put into place a cap on the number of international student visas they will allow. They are also going to control what parts of the country visa students are allowed to study in.

For more information go to: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/international-student-visas-1.7092512

Karen Littlewood , president of OSSTF/FEESO has spoken out about this cap and the impact it will have on post-secondary institutions and students. In addition OSSTF/FEESO has put out a statement in response.

  1. The link to President, Karen Littlewood’s radio interview this morning with 900 CHML (Hamilton) on underfunding in the post-secondary sector (starts around 13:50 mark): https://twitter.com/AM900CHML/status/1749822661297930345
  1. A link to the media release OSSTF/FEESO published yesterday (see attachments) in response to the announcement: https://www.osstf.on.ca/news/cap-on-international-students-exposes-ford-government-underfunding-of-universities.aspx