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Ontario college tuition refund number release delayed as ministry still compiling figures

Ontario college tuition refund number release delayed as ministry still compiling figures
From Global News - December 7, 2017

TORONTOThe provincial government says the release of the number of students seeking a tuition refund after a five-week-long strike cancelled classes at Ontarios colleges could be delayed as much as a week.

Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews says the government has received the figures from the provinces 24 colleges, but is just now compiling them for release.

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The deadline for students to apply for a refund was Dec. 5 and the government had originally expected to release the figures today.

Matthews says preliminary data suggests the vast majority of students have chosen to stick with their programs and finish the extended semester.

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