Major report published: Ontario: A Leader in Learning (The Rae Report, Bob Rae, 2005). Five themes are explored in the report–accessibility, quality, system design, funding, and accountability–and seven strategies are decided on, with 28 recommendations/actions.
The government’s “Reaching Higher” plan is launched; promises to boost per-student funding over a five-year implementation period. A total of $6.2 billion is invested into the system.
Average Ontario university undergraduate tuition fees (2014 dollars): $5,814.
OCUFA advocacy campaign to have the Ontario Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) extended to universities begins. That legislation is applied beginning in June 2006.