Media advisory - Student Leader Available for Comment on 2014 Federal Budget

OTTAWA, Feb. 10, 2014 /CNW/ -

Who: Jonathan Champagne, National Director of the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA).
   
What: Jonathan Champagne will be available for comment on the 2014 federal budget and will be in attendance at the third-party stakeholder media availability in the Railway Room (253-D), Centre Block, Ottawa.
   
When: Tuesday February 11th, 2014 anytime after 4:00 pm EST when the budget is expected to be tabled.
   
Why: The federal government has an essential role to play in learning, training and research.  CASA is committed to advancing an accessible and high-quality Canadian post-secondary education system and the federal budget deserves commentary from leaders who represent students who will drive Canada's long-term prosperity.

The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations represents 300,000 students at 24 member associations from across Canada. CASA advocates for a Canadian post-secondary education system that is accessible, affordable, and of the highest quality.


SOURCE Canadian Alliance of Student Associations

For further information:

To arrange an interview with Jonathan Champagne or student representatives from your region following or in advance of the tabling of the 2014 Budget, please contact:

Rob LeForte
Government Relations Officer
government@casa.ca
Office: 613-236-3457 ext. 221
Mobile: 613-720-5726

Jonathan Champagne 
National Director
nd@casa.ca 
Mobile: (613) 266-2272