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Ontario's cost of living likely has many residents looking to upgrade their education in the hopes of a salary increase. However, since taking on massive debt to earn more is not the most appealing option, we've shortlisted a few non-OSAP workarounds.

As it turns out, the provincial government currently offers a variety of programs and perks to help people improve their education without having to take out a loan.

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The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) announced on Monday that 96.5% of Ontario education workers who cast a ballot have now voted in favour of a strike.

According to Laura Walton, educational assistant and president of CUPE’s Ontario School Boards Council of Unions (OSBCU), in the case a strike takes place, it will be in the hopes of securing a "decent pay increase" after what it says has been a decade of wage cuts, in addition to improving staffing and service security.

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The Toronto District School Board is asking the government to provide an early childhood educator in every Kindergarten classroom.

On March 23, Chair of the TDSB, Alexander Brown, wrote a letter to Education Minister Stephen Lecce about needing more help in the classrooms due to concerns of "extraordinary developmental needs" of incoming Kindergarten students.

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