11 Mar Strahl turns down students’ plea to restore First Nations University funding: Delegation makes trek to Ottawa to defend beleaguered aboriginal-run institution, leaves empty-handed (The Globe and Mail)

Teachers, students and other advocates for the First Nations University in Saskatchewan were in Ottawa Thursday to plead for the restoration of $7.2-million in federal funding that was cut after long-running allegations of financial mismanagement.  But Indian Affairs Minister Chuck Strahl turned down their request. ...

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