Statement from Dianne Cunningham, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities

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Statement from Dianne Cunningham, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities

Ministry of Colleges and Universities

TORONTO, Jan. 9 /CNW/ - York University students could not have had better news today. We're pleased that the two sides have reached a tentative settlement, which we hope can be ratified quickly so that students can go back to class as soon as possible.
This has been a difficult time for the students at York University, but it is our hope that the York community will now unite and put the interests of the students first.
Providing a high-quality education to students should be everyone's priority. This strike went on far too long, but we're confident that all parties will ensure students receive the high-quality education that they expect.

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For further information: Contacts: Kerry Kincaid Delaney, Minister's Office, (416) 326-1625; Dave Ross, Communications Branch, (416) 325-2709; For more information visit www.edu.gov.on.ca