A total of $7.1 million will be invested in post-secondary programs in French by the governments of Canada and Saskatchewan.
La Cité universitaire francophone at the University of Regina and Collège Mathieu are the two depositories for the investment.
"It is essential that the province's post-secondary institutions be able to offer adequate learning environments and high-quality programs that meet the new needs of French-speaking students," said the Minister of Higher Education of the province. Saskatchewan, Gordon Wyant.
The financial assistance aims to “support the construction, renovation and development of post-secondary educational spaces”, as well as to increase the number of programs offered in French.
The funds injected will be used, among other things, to repair the De Mazenod pavilion at Collège Mathieu, modernize classrooms and improve the programs offered in French, all in the two establishments.