What is considered post-secondary education?
Post-secondary education can be provided by public and private institutions that are recognized by the government and have the authority to grant academic credentials by their provincial or territorial governments. See official Statistics Canada definition below:
Postsecondary education refers to those whose highest level of educational attainment is an apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma (including ‘centres de formation professionnelle’); college, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma; university certificate or diploma below bachelor level; or a university degree (bachelor’s degree; university certificate or diploma above bachelor level; degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry; master’s degree; earned doctorate). Statistics Canada Definition