• 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...

    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)....

    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...

    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...

    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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  • COVID-19 Updates

    Last Updated May 20 COVID-19, or the Coronavirus, has affected every aspect of our daily lives. In this time of uncertainty and rapidly changing circumstances,...

    Last Updated May 20 COVID-19, or the Coronavirus, has affected every aspect of our daily lives. In this time of uncertainty and rapidly changing circumstances,...

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  • COVID-19 Update: What does this mean for students?

    This blog was posted on March 20, 2020 and has since been updated. For the most up-to-date information on relief measures for income and expenses...

    This blog was posted on March 20, 2020 and has since been updated. For the most up-to-date information on relief measures for income and expenses...

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  • BC Federation of Students Endorses Moose Hide Campaign

    At its annual general meeting in January 2020, student representatives from across the province voted unanimously for the BC Federation of Students to formally endorse...

    At its annual general meeting in January 2020, student representatives from across the province voted unanimously for the BC Federation of Students to formally endorse...

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  • BC Budget introduces grant program for post-secondary students

    The BC government’s 2020 Budget has students and educators celebrating the introduction of an up-front, needs-based student grant program. The BC Access Grant is the first of its kind in BC in nearly two decades, and will help reduce student loan debt for thousands of British Columbians every year.

    The BC government’s 2020 Budget has students and educators celebrating the introduction of an up-front, needs-based student grant program. The BC Access Grant is the first of its kind in BC in nearly two decades, and will help reduce student loan debt for thousands of British Columbians every year.

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