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SOURCE Canadian Federation of Students
OTTAWA, March 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Students will be available to comment on the 2013 Federal Budget immediately following its release on Thursday, March 21. During pre-budget consultations, the Canadian Federation of Students recommended restoring federal funding for post-secondary education to 1992 levels, redirecting funding from education tax credits and savings schemes into upfront grants, and strengthening financial support for Aboriginal students.
|WHAT:||Canadian Federation of Students responds to 2013 Federal Budget|
|DATE:||Thursday, March 21, 2013|
|PLACE:||Parliament Hill, Centre Block|
|WHO:||Brent Farrington, Internal Coordinator: 613-261-9954|
The Canadian Federation of Students is Canada's largest student organisation, uniting more than one-half million students in all ten provinces. The Federation and its predecessor organisations have represented students in Canada since 1927.
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