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Nov 28, 2018, 12:06 ET Students Take to Parliament Hill to Talk Sexual Violence Prevention

OTTAWA, Nov. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - Students from across the country have travelled to Ottawa this week for the Canadian Alliance of Student Association's (CASA) and the Quebec Student Union's (QSU)...


Mar 22, 2017, 20:09 ET Students Commend Government for Strong Measures Supporting Indigenous and Mature Learners in Budget 2017

OTTAWA, March 22, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) commends the government's continued support for making post-secondary education accessible to all Canadians. Budget ...


Apr 19, 2016, 08:00 ET New Study Finds that Young Canadians Had a Major Impact on the 2015 Federal Election

OTTAWA, April 19, 2016 /CNW/ - Results from a new study looking at the political behaviours and opinions of Canadians aged 18 to 25 confirms their ascent as a powerful voting group. Conduced by...


Mar 22, 2016, 20:28 ET Federal Budget is a Strong Step Forward in Supporting Post-Secondary Students but Further Investments are Needed for Graduate Students and Post-Secondary Indigenous Learners

OTTAWA, March 22, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) is pleased to welcome new progressive measures in the 2016 federal budget that will enhance access to financial...


Mar 21, 2016, 17:19 ET Media Advisory - Students to Provide Reaction on Federal Budget

OTTAWA, March 21, 2016 /CNW/ - Who: Viviane Bartlett, Interim Executive Director and spokesperson of the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) What: Viviane Bartlett will be available for...


Nov 02, 2015, 12:00 ET CASA Releases Policy Paper Asking for Federal Overhaul on Student Financial Assistance

OTTAWA, Nov. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Students are calling on the newly elected Liberal government to reform and reinvest in Canada's student financial aid system. The current system of student financial...


Oct 06, 2015, 12:00 ET National Student Voter Mobilization Campaign Continues to Draw Attention

OTTAWA, October 6, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) continues to actively encourage students to partake in its nationwide voter mobilization campaign. Since the...


Sep 01, 2015, 09:53 ET Federal Student Organization Launches Get Out The Vote Campaign

OTTAWA, Sept. 1, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) is thrilled to announce the official launch of its "Get Out The Vote Campaign", a non-partisan, student-led,...


Aug 10, 2015, 08:45 ET 20th Anniversary of the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations

OTTAWA, Aug. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Student representatives from the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) are gathered in Ottawa to celebrate 20 years of successful federal advocacy and high...


Apr 21, 2015, 18:01 ET Students Welcome Substantial Commitment to Invest in Student Financial Aid

OTTAWA, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada's post-secondary students are welcoming extensive new measures in the 2015 federal budget that will enhance access to post-secondary education and improve...


Apr 21, 2015, 06:30 ET Media Advisory - CASA to Provide Reaction on Federal Budget

OTTAWA, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Who: Jonathan Champagne, Executive Director of the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) What: Jonathan Champagne will be available for comment on the 2015...


Apr 07, 2015, 16:17 ET Students Applaud Expansion of Student Grants

OTTAWA, April 7, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) is pleased with the government's announcement today of an expansion to the Canada Student Grants Program. Announced...


Feb 19, 2015, 15:40 ET Private-Career Colleges Forcing Students to Take on More Debt with Lackluster Results and Poor Job Prospects

OTTAWA, Feb. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - The Ontario provincial government's decision to shut down a large chain of private career colleges is indicative of larger systemic issues with for-profit institutions...


Feb 17, 2015, 16:49 ET International Students at a Disadvantage Under New Immigration Rules

OTTAWA, Feb. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - The federal government's new permanent residence application system discourages international students from staying in Canada after graduation. The new Express Entry...


Nov 18, 2014, 10:30 ET Students Take to the Hill - Tell Government It's Time to Support Working Students

Canadian Alliance of Student Associations in Ottawa Meeting with MPs and Senators OTTAWA, Nov. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - This week, the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) has brought more than...


Jul 23, 2014, 09:00 ET CASA Releases Policy Paper Asking for Federal Action on Student Mental Health

OTTAWA, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Mental health remains a pressing issue for students across Canadian campuses as institutions continue to signal an increase in the number of students suffering from...


Jun 05, 2014, 11:07 ET New Data Suggests the High Costs of Education is Hurting Families

OTTAWA, June 5, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Alliance of Student Association released results from a new study on the state of post-secondary education (PSE) families. The survey, conducted by...


Feb 11, 2014, 17:14 ET Students encouraged by government's commitment to accessibility and affordability in post-secondary education

Exempting a personal vehicle will open additional financial aid to more students. Creation of the Canada Apprentice Loan makes skills training more accessible. OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's...


Feb 11, 2014, 11:19 ET Media advisory - Student Group Grades 2014 Federal Budget

OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Who: Jonathan Champagne, National Director of the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) Amanda Nielsen, Chair, Board of Directors CASA and President of the...


Feb 10, 2014, 11:08 ET 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...


Nov 19, 2013, 12:00 ET Students Pressure Decision Makers to Increase Post-Secondary Access

Canadian Alliance of Student Associations in Ottawa Meeting with MPs and Senators OTTAWA, Nov. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - This week, the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) has brought more than...


Sep 09, 2013, 10:55 ET Students, instructors forced to seek creative solutions to avoid shelling out big bucks for textbooks

OTTAWA, Sept. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - As students return to class, costs weigh heavy on the minds of many. Tuition and rent may be the most prominent costs for students, but with a term's worth of textbooks...


Mar 21, 2013, 16:39 ET Government misses the mark with investment in graduate hiring; students prioritize access

Canadian Alliance of Student Associations responds to 2013 Federal Budget OTTAWA, March 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The federal budget, tabled today by Finance Minister Jim Flaherty contained $70 million over...


Mar 20, 2013, 11:37 ET Media Advisory - Student Leaders Available for Comment on 2013 Federal Budget

OTTAWA, March 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Who: Zachary Dayler, National Director of the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA); and Rob LeForte, Government Relations Officer for CASA. What: Zachary...


Jan 25, 2013, 15:47 ET Students Seek Answers on Credit Protection Funding

CASA worries fix for departmental mishap may come at the cost of improving financial assistance in the future OTTAWA, Jan. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Today HRSDC announced credit protection would be provided,...