The Ford government plans to cut tuition fees at colleges and universities by 10 per cent.
Currently, parents choosing independent schools in Ontario must pay full tuition costs.
Independent schools are populated by students from families with diverse socioeconomic backgrounds, not just the super-rich.
Unlike all four western provinces and Quebec, Ontario offers no funding for independent schools.
You can’t blame Ontario’s problems on a shortage of government revenues.
Ontario is the only non-Atlantic province that doesn’t financially support independent schools.