• International Workers’ Day

    May 1, 2020, marks the 115th anniversary of May Day, also known as International Workers’ Day, an annual event that draws attention to the importance...

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  • Letter to Finance Minister regarding BC Access Grant

    The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a severe lack of jobs for students, who typically rely on summer employment to save up for the high...

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  • Canada Emergency Student Benefit continues to leave Canadians behind

    The Federal Government has announced the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB), a program that will provide some relief to those students who do not qualify...

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  • An Earth Day Unlike Any Other

    April 22, 2020 marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, an annual event that draws attention to the ongoing need for great environmental protections on...

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  • Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau regarding Canada Emergency Response Benefit

    The Federal Government has implemented a number of programs to assist individuals and businesses who are struggling due to COVID-19. Among these programs, Employment Insurance...

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  • Letter to Minister Robinson about the BC Temporary Rental Supplement

    BC’s Temporary Rental Supplement program provides a rental supplement of up to $500 per month, which is paid directly to landlords (more info available here)....

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  • BC Government launches free 24/7 mental health service for students

    The BC Government has announced an early launch of its mental health counselling and referral service for post-secondary students. The service, called Here2Talk, is a...

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  • A Message from the BCFS Chairperson

    With the sudden move to online classes, physical isolation, and loss or reduction of employment, this is a really hard time for students. I get...

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