Trade strategy posing as an education plan

The International Education Strategy has no commitment to ensuring universities have the capacity and resources they need.

A mock funeral mourning the “death of evidence” takes place on Parliament Hill in July 2012. The NDP’s Dan Harris argues Conservative actions damage Canada’s research reputation.
Dan Harris
Published: Wednesday, 05/07/2014 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 05/07/2014 12:55 am EDT

This winter, Conservative Trade Minister Ed Fast presented a trade strategy masquerading as an International Education Strategy. This approach is misguided and will not generate the effective recruitment and vibrant international student environment our universities are seeking.

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