Anxious for study-abroad funding? ‘One step at a time,’ says minister

‘We’re still relying on students themselves’ to fund much of their education: Fast.

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Trade Minister Ed Fast, pictured speaking in Germany in March, says his government will “continually re-evaluate” the resources needed to fulfill the International Education Strategy.
Kristen Shane
Published: Wednesday, 05/07/2014 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 05/07/2014 12:01 am EDT

When Trade Minister Ed Fast stood before students, VIPs and members of his party in January at a Ryerson University digital media lab to announce his government’s International Education Strategy, international education advocates generally applauded the concept. 

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