Media Advisory - Students Available for Budget Response

OTTAWA, March 4 /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: Arati Sharma, National Director,
                             Mobile: 613-266-2272

                            Tina Robichaud, Chair

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

           When: Thursday, March 4th, 2010 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm EST

           Where: Railway Committee Room, (253-D), Parliament Hill

CASA outlined its recommendations for the Federal Budget in a submission to Finance Minister Flaherty. The submission encouraged the need for strategic investments in the post-secondary education system.

CASA's complete pre-budget submission can be found here:

The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) is a non-partisan, not-for-profit national student organization composed of 25 student associations, representing 315,000 students from coast to coast.

SOURCE Canadian Alliance of Student Associations

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

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