New Prince Albert FNUC campus ready for construction pending funding approval

 By Jayda Taylor Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Prince Albert’s new First Nations university campus is set for shovels to hit the ground, pending significant funding approval. The First Nations University of Canada (FNUC) has been waiting for a few months to hear back about a $25 million grant from Infrastructure Canada. This would fund almost half of the roughly $55 million build, according to President Jacqueline Ottmann. She said the upgrade would bring the campus’ student capacity up from about 300 students to 450. “That is significant growth for us and the building is also designed to host community events,” she said. “In the facility that we’re in right now, that can’t happen. We just don’t have the space there,” she said. The current FNUC campus in the city is located…

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