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Funding partially restored for Dalhousie medical school

Budget was cut after confusion over funding arrangement

A review of some Nova Scotia government funding for Dalhousie University has determined the medical school should get more money. The Health Department said today it has agreed to come up with an additional $695,104 for medical seats.

The funding issue arose after an earlier cut of $2.5 million in the school’s budget for 2010-11. The province later announced that Dalhousie would be given $1.4 million of that amount, with the remaining $1.1 million subject to a review. The province has said the root of the problem lay in confusion about funding arrangements between the university and government.

The Canadian Press

Related: OOps! we didn’t really mean to cut $2.5 million

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