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Quebec renews promise to take ‘action’ over tuition hike for MBA students

Quebec has renewed promises to take “action” against McGill University over a tuition hike for MBA students. Incoming McGill MBA students are paying $29,500 a year, up dramatically from around $1,700. Earlier this month, the two sides were still in the grips of a months-long stare down over a threat from the province to cut the university’s funding by $30,000 for every student who pays the deregulated fee. On Friday, a spokesman for education minister Line Beauchamp said “there will certainly be action in the future.” However, the minister who took over the education post last month from Michelle Courchesne, is “still reflecting” on what to do.

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