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Headlines for March 20, 2019

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 20 2019

Budget 2019: Liberals add $4.5B for Indigenous services as reconciliation effort continues

Fully a quarter of new spending in Budget 2019 is earmarked for Indigenous services.

St. Francis Xavier president won’t serve second term

Kent MacDonald, a New Glasgow native who has held the position for five years, announced Tuesday he will vacate the position when his term expires at the end of July.

Tory budget expands financial aid for postsecondary education

The New Brunswick government is reviving a popular tax credit and expanding access to free tuition, Finance Minister Ernie Steeves announced Tuesday.

Hamilton Spectator
Province adds funding for on-campus sexual violence services

Minister Merrilee Fullerton said the Ontario government would double the 2018-19 funding to the Women’s Campus Safety Grants.

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