Media advisory - National student federation chairperson to comment on federal budget



    OTTAWA, Jan. 27 /CNW Telbec/ - Canadian Federation of Students' National
Chairperson Katherine Giroux-Bougard will be available for comment immediately
following the tabling of the federal budget on Tuesday, January 27 at 4:00
p.m.
    During pre-budget consultations, the Canadian Federation of Students made
the following recommendations:

    - Increase the Canada Social Transfer for post-secondary education

    - Invest in graduate students

    - Strengthen financial support for Aboriginal students

    - Double Canada Summer Jobs program budget

    Founded in 1981, the Canadian Federation of Students is Canada's largest
student organisation, uniting over one-half million students from all ten
provinces.




For further information:

For further information: Katherine Giroux-Bougard, National Chairperson,
(613) 232-7394 ext. 21, Cellular: (613) 261-7528; Ian Boyko, Government
Relations Coordinator, (613) 232-7394 ext. 22, Cellular: (613) 261-7939


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