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Grad students call for living wage amid nationwide walkout (CPAC)

Sarah Laframboise, a University of Ottawa PhD student and executive director of the group Support Our Science, speaks with reporters on Parliament Hill alongside MPs Maxime Blanchette-Joncas (Bloc Québécois) and Richard Cannings (NDP). The news conference comes as graduate students and postdoctoral researchers at dozens of universities across the country hold a walkout to demand more funding for federally-sponsored fellowships and scholarships. Also speaking with reporters are Samy-Jane Tremblay, president of the Quebec Student Union, and Mackenzy Metcalfe, executive director of the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations.

Parliament Hill news conference on May 1st 2023 from CPAC

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