Tuition Fees Becoming Less Affordable for Canadians
Parents who are putting their kids through post-secondary education are digging real deep into their pockets.
It now costs, on average, $6,186 a year to study at universities in Canada and that's not including the cost of books, food or accommodation.
That's the claim from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, showing that since 1990 average tuition has risen at a rate of 6.2 percent a year. That's 3 times the rate of inflation.
Within four years, the left-leaning think-tank believes that number will only rise to $7,330.
The most expensive provinces to attend university in are Ontario and Alberta, where you'll save the most money by attending school in Newfoundland and Labrador where it costs on average $2,861 a year.