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Thompson Rivers hikes fees, students speak out

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Graduates from the Masters of Business Administration in front of The Brown Family House of Learning on June 9, 2011. (Thompson Rivers University/Flikr)

Thompson Rivers University students are not happy.

This coming September they face a two per cent increase in tuition and ancillary fees, and parking fees will double from three to six dollars a day.

Dustin McIntyre, president of the Thompson Rivers University Student Union says tuition fees have increased by about 200 per cent over the past decade, and believes the university hasn't done a good enough job in exploring other revenue sources compared to other B.C. universities.

Daybreak host Chris Walker spoke with Dustin McIntyre, as well as the university's Vice President of Advancement, Chris Seguin.
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