COU’s submission to the Ministry of Infrastructure during consultations on its proposed 10-year infrastructure plan.

Ministry of Infrastructure consultations on the 10-year Infrastructure Plan

Published: August 11, 2010

COU’s submission to the Ministry of Infrastructure during consultations on its proposed 10-year infrastructure plan.

Investing in the knowledge and skills of Ontarians is a cornerstone of the Ontario government’s plan to strengthen the economy. Infrastructure investments at colleges and universities will create jobs and help stimulate the Ontario economy. — Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
  1. Based on enrolment projections from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, this report predicted student demand for undergraduate spaces would increase by between 42,000 and 58,000 (full-time head counts) between 2008-09 and 2015-16. This is the equivalent of adding a new large university to the sector.

The total number of self-identified university students with disabilities has grown from 4,045 in 1991-92 to 17,002 in 2007-08, an increase of 320 per cent.

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