Media advisory - Students Available for Budget Response



    OTTAWA, Jan. 26 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Alliance of Student
Associations (CASA) will be available for comment on Parliament Hill following
the presentation of the federal budget.

    
                   Who: Zach Churchill, National Director,
                   ---       Mobile: 613-266-2272

                Jillian Flake, PR and Communications Officer,
                             Mobile: 613-868-6605

         When: Tuesday, January 27th, 2009 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm EST
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           Where: Railway Committee Room, (253-D), Parliament Hill
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    CASA has outlined its recommendations for the Federal Budget in a
submission to Finance Minister Flaherty, encouraging the need for investments
in post-secondary education in order to produce reinforcing effects of
stimulating the economy, while easing the burden that Canadian education
institutions and their students face given the current economic circumstances.
    CASA was the only national student body asking for PSE infrastructure
spending in its submission to the Finance Minister. The complete pre-budget
submission can be found here: http://www.casa.ca/pdf/policy/PreBudget2009.pdf.

    The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) is a non-partisan,
not-for-profit national student organization composed of 23 student
associations, representing 300,000 students from coast to coast.




For further information:

For further information: or to arrange an interview, contact: Jillian
Flake, Public Relations and Communications Officer, Canadian Alliance of
Student Associations, (613) 236-3457 ext. 224, (c) (613) 868-6605,
casacomm@casa.ca

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