Thursday, September 24, 2009

McGill To Honour Fallen Soldiers

From The Montreal Gazette:

Will offer free tuition to their children.

McGill University has joined Concordia University in offering free tuition to children of Canadian military personnel killed while serving in an active mission dating back to February 2002, when Canada's mission in Afghanistan began.

The new scholarship program, called Project Hero, was the initiative of honorary Lt.-Col. Kevin Reed and retired General Rick Hillier. It is designed to provide support to the sons and daughters of fallen Canadian soldiers.

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My Comment: Kudos to McGill University for doing this. I hope the French Quebec Universities also follow suit.

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