The federal government recently announced nearly $9-billion in financial support for post-secondary students and recent graduates. The Government of Canada is also expanding its federal employment, skills development, and youth programming to create 116,000 jobs, placements and training opportunities to help students find employment and further develop their skills over the coming months.
The Canada Emergency Student Benefit and the Canada Student Service Grant will help students continue their studies get the experience they need to start their careers.
In addition, to help students continue their studies in the fall, the government will:
The student benefits outlined above will require additional legislation, which will be brought forward in the coming days. We will provide more details as they become available. NACC and CCO are working to ensure that our students’ interests are reflected in relevant legislation.