Month: July 2007

Sign up for pre-budget consultations in Victoria by July 31st

Victoria gets its say on Budget 2008! Dear Friends, Last year’s federal budget was a deep disappointment – it neglected all of our community’s key priorities. This year we will be heard around the pre-budget table! The federal finance committee will visit Victoria this coming October 4th for its annual pre-budget consultation. Community groups and Read More

Education at an expensive cost Post-secondary students drowning in debt

Georgie Slogar achieved her educational ambitions, but at a cost. Despite graduating from Carleton University in 2004 with a criminology degree, Slogar, 31, owes more than $55,000 in student loans and seriously doubts she will ever fully pay them off. When the Ottawa native and single mom filled out the loan applications, she mistakenly listed Read More