While consultation to shape the program is ongoing, the funding aims to help underrepresented students go abroad.
A division of the Canadian federal government has lost a hard drive containing the personal information of 583,000 clients of the Canada Student Loans Program.
While many of the movement’s supporters don’t want to restrict Idle No More’s message to Canadian lands, the bulk of the dissent is centred upon the federal government’s omnibus Bill C-45.
A bill that would provide additional legal protections for trans people is almost ready for its third reading. Although a rarity for opposition bills, C-279 has gathered support among all political parties, advocating for the inclusion of “gender expression” and “gender identity” in the Human Rights Act and under the hate crimes section of the
We are all the answer to the bullying problem. If you have the drive to make someone feel bad about him or herself through manipulation, physical or emotional abuse, or blackmail, ask yourself, “Why?” Stop bullying when you see it and encourage others to do the same.
Part-time students will now be treated like their full-time counterparts when it comes to student loans. In December, the federal government announced that people with part-time student loans will no longer accrue interest on their loans until after their studies have been completed, bringing the program in line with the full-time loan program.
Within hours of Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's unveiling of the 2011 federal budget, opposition and lobby group leaders alike made it clear they were not in a position to support the government's financial proposals.
Education and training were of particular importance in the 2011 federal budget, entitled “A Low-Tax Plan for Jobs and Growth,” unveiled March 22.
The federal government is hoping more Canadian students will stay in school and make it through to post-secondary education, following a funding announcement made last week.
Unless you are well versed ”” well, even slightly versed ”” in Canadian politics, you probably have no inkling as to who Bev Oda may be, or why you should care. But you should care.