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Sold a Lie

The Fifth Estate goes undercover in India to reveal the pitch made to some students planning to attend Canadian colleges and the reality that awaits when they arrive.

Ontario colleges depend on foreigners enrolling at private affiliates for tens of millions in tuition revenue

The Fifth Estate goes undercover to reveal the pitch made in India by some recruitment agents and their financial connections to colleges in Canada.

Lured by the promise of a post-secondary education and a chance to build a life here, thousands of foreign students are coming every year and arriving to find what they were promised and what their families paid for often isn't what awaits them. 

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