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Canada College

4200 Farm Hill Blvd.
Redwood City, CA 94061-1099

General Phone: 650-306-3100
Financial Aid Phone: 650-306-3307
Sector: Public, 2-year
Classification: Associates Colleges

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Request for support going up to the top - Whitehorse Star (subscription)

A $2.5-million annual funding request for Canada’s contribution to the University of the Arctic (UArctic) will reach the ears of the nation when its tabled at an upcoming meeting of Canadian first ministers. That’s the opinion of UArctic council chair, Yukon College president Sally Webber, who made the request through MP Larry Bagnell. The meeting of first ministers refers to meetings which include the prime minister and the leaders of Canada’s 13 provinces and territories. Webber said with the help of Bagnell, a self-proclaimed advocate of the international university which spans 80 institutions in countries throughout the circumpolar world, her request made it to the top levels of government. “Larry (Bagnell) has been very helpful. There is still no cheque, but we were very encouraged,” Webber said. The UArctic is a non-traditional university which would support the accessibility, quality and availability of relevant undergraduate level northern curriculum.” She said there have been a number of other advocates for the institution, including Indian Affairs and Northern Development Minister Andy Scott, Defence Minister Bill Graham and Foreign Affairs Minister Pierre Pettigrew who met with UArctic officials on Sept. 28. “They all said they would advocate for us at a meeting of first - more available