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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Some Students From SJ To Visit Parliament Hill

More than 60 students including some from UNB Saint John are converging on the Nation's capital this week.

Local students are in Ottawa for the national Canadian Alliance of Student Associations conference and Ottawa Hill day where students will meet with over 120 Ministers, Senators and MP's.

The students representing CASA wants to speak with the government about removing earnings penalties for students, increasing the proportion of up-front needs based financial assistance and reforming study permit policies to make Canada an international education destination.

The students will be in Ottawa until Friday.