Niagara Falls NDP MPP Wayne Gates Slams Ford Government Over Cuts to Student Assistance

Niagara Falls MPP Wayne Gates

“When you look at your priorities, your priority is to give a billion dollars to a corporation so he can sell booze in corner stores. Wouldn’t it make more sense to invest in our kids and grand kids so that they can get a post-secondary education so they can take care of themselves, their family and their community. Let’s invest in their future.”                                                                   – Niagara Falls MPP Wayne Gates.

From Niagara Falls MPP Wayne Gates’ Facebook Page

Posted June 24th, 2019 on Niagara At Large

A Brief Foreword from NAL reporter and publisher Doug Draper –

In its continued war on services and opportunities for young people in Ontario, Premier Doug Ford’s self-described “Government for the People” is cutting assistance for young people struggling to pay for a post-secondary education in the province as one more way to put money back in the pockets of his wealthy bakers.

These cuts to the Ontario Student Assistance Program – a program that has been in place for decades to help young people from lower-income families pay the costs of a college or university education – prompted Niagara Falls NDP MPP Wayne Gates to recently produce and post the following video message, which speaks for itself.

Click on the screen below to listen and watch –

 

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