FROM: CANADA.COM NEWS NETWORK WEBSITE
On Thursday, March 03, 2005, the Canadian Press reported that "The federal government will scrap a contentious proposal to tax grants for aboriginal college and university students ..."
The fight to entrench this right to education is still ongoing!!"Native leaders across Canada protested when it was proposed that post-secondary funding received by about 30,000 native students a year should be taxed. ... Ottawa spends about $300 million a year to help aboriginal students go to school, but official policy denies that higher education is a native right. "