While education might win elections, secrecy will lose elections. That's why it's stupid to hide the plan until a campaign. Many Canadians do not know much about the Liberal Party's platform and it seems secretive and opportunistic to keep it... secret until a campaign. If the Liberals want to be the party of accountability, it's essential that it starts with the release of Party plans.
OTTAWA — On his recent cross-country tours, Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff has talked often about post-secondary education and how his party plans to make it more affordable so that, “if you get the grades, you get to go.”
Does that mean free tuition? More scholarships? And if so, how would an Ignatieff-led government pay for it?Read more at the Province.