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#25 Canary In The Nickel Mine: Laurentian Goes Bust
Laurentian University has filed for creditor protection, while a new university opening this fall has attracted just 47 applicants. What is going on with Ontario’s postsecondary sector? And what can the premier’s own brief college experience tell us about his government’s peculiar approach?

Allison and Jonathan also talk to Alex Usher, president of Higher Education Strategy Associates, about how the whole business model for Ontario’s colleges and universities has changed dramatically in the past several years.

This episode is sponsored by Dispatch Coffee.

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February 24, 2021
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