Don Macpherson and Jean Lapierre on university misspending
Published Friday, March 9, 2012 2:59PM EST
MONTREAL - After a week where students argued that higher tuition fees would only fuel an inefficient and wasteful university system, Education Minister Line Beauchamp fined Concordia $2 million on Friday for "excessive severance packages."
"The government is reacting because obviously students are saying, ‘If we are going to pay more, make sure you clean up your act at the university level,'" said Jean Lapierre,
According to Don Macpherson, the fine is unprecedented.
With the government admitting to misspending at universities and students being injured in protests, is public opinion shifting?
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