An educated idea takes flight in North Toronto

The mention of air miles might conjure images of a sunny beach or a plane preparing for takeoff, or perhaps the cosmetics or gift cards for which they can now be swapped. But education? The brainchild of North Toronto entrepreneur Suzanne Tyson, the HigherEdPoints program invites students, parents, grandparents and generally “nice people” to use Aeroplan miles to help pay for tuition at one of 64 institutions across Canada.

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