COVID-19: Federal Government Announces Support for Students

The Government of Canada announced a $9 billion support package for students on April 22, 2020. In addition to offering financial support directly to students, the package will be used to create 7,600 jobs for students in sectors that need support due to the pandemic. This is in addition to the Student Works Program.

Other supports announced as part of the package include a $291 million grant extension for grad students and the Canada Student Service Grant program, which will provide $1,000 to $5,000 to students who volunteer. Read more about these supports and more from yesterday’s announcement.