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Frank McKenna was premier of New Brunswick from 1987 to 1997, and Canada’s ambassador to the United States in 2005-06.
Frank McKenna was premier of New Brunswick from 1987 to 1997, and Canada’s ambassador to the United States in 2005-06.
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Frank McKenna says universities should be the Atlantic's new natural resource

Frank McKenna clearly wanted to get a few things off his chest as he outlined a provocative vision for universities as the new natural resource for the Atlantic.

He called on governments to rethink capping tuition, to legislate professors back to work in the event of a strike, and to view universities as “profit centres, not cost centres.”