The First Nations University of Canada says it’s satisfied with the level of funding it’s getting from the provincial and federal governments.
The school is receiving $4.18 million in operating funds for the coming fiscal year.
This is about a 2.1 per cent increase in provincial funding which is similar to what other post-secondary institutions are getting.
The university has also been told that $7 million is coming from the federal government for the Northern Development Indian Studies Support Program.
The school’s vice-president, Juliano Tupone, says the future looks bright for the students.
“So we can probably plan to see some additional courses being offered in places like Prince Albert hopefully in the fall,” he says.
He notes some support-dollars for the school’s nursing program are due to expire this year but the university has already made allowances for the loss.