CBC News – Opinion: Access for all? Cuts to Manitoba post-secondary program create barrier for students who most need help


May 13, 2019 - Less than a minute read

By Christine Rossman

Getting ahead is becoming virtually impossible for people in severe financial need who want to go back to school and turn their life around — and the Manitoba government’s recent changes to its Access bursaries program only make that harder for students like me. Last year, the Manitoba government terminated 210 provincial Access bursaries, valued at $1.5 million dollars, and cut the Access program by an additional $1 million.

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