OTTAWA, Sept. 26 /CNW Telbec/ - A partnership of seven provincial and
national student organizations, who together represent the largest united
student voice in Canada, will be holding a press conference to discuss the
government's review of the Canada Student Loan Program and reveal their shared
concerns about Canada's system of financial assistance.
Date: Thursday, September 27th, 2007
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery
The collective includes: Alliance of Nova Scotia Student Associations
(ANSSA), Alberta College and Technical Institute Student Executive Council
(ACTISEC), the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA), College
Student Alliance (CSA), Council of Alberta University Students (CAUS), New
Brunswick Student Alliance (NBSA), and the Ontario Undergraduate Student
Over the past two years, these seven organizations, representing
approximately 600,000 post-secondary students from across the country, have
convened several meetings to discuss the many challenges facing our
post-secondary system at both the federal and provincial levels.
The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations is a not-for-profit
national student organization, offering progressive, common sense education
For further information:
For further information: or to arrange an interview, please contact:
Jillian Flake, Public Relations and Communications Officer, Canadian Alliance
of Student Associations, (613) 236-3457 ext. 224, (c) (613) 868-6605,