Ontario noncommittal on student loan deferrals

Rynor, Becky
June 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/19/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 13, p1814
Academic Journal
The article reports on the noncommittal attitude of Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care George Smitherman on the demands of medical students for the deferral of their loans in Ontario. Smitherman is under pressure to follow the measures taken by other Canadian provinces in allowing the students to defer their loan payments and accrual of interest after the completion of their residencies. He plans to discuss the interest deferrals with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.


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