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Federal economic statement offers aid too far away for young Canadians

BC Federation of Students
BC Federation of Students
Dec 02, 2020 1 min read
The Federal government’s fiscal update, unveiled on November 30, misses the mark on supporting young Canadians in the midst of the COVID–19 pandemic. Instead of providing financial support to those who need it now, the statement makes promises for a so-called “post-pandemic economy”, thereby pushing much-needed aid into the future.
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Federal Student Loan Payments Suspended – Probably

BC Federation of Students
BC Federation of Students
Nov 25, 2020 1 min read
The Federal government’s recent decision to extend the moratorium on student loan repayment is being applauded as an important action to support Canadians. While technically non-binding, the resolution passed in the House of Commons by unanimous consent which means it has the support of all parties – including the governing...
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Students launch campaign to knock out student loan interest

BC Federation of Students
BC Federation of Students
Mar 28, 2019 1 min read
The BC Federation of Students has officially launched its newest campaign, titled Knock Out Interest, which calls on the Trudeau government to eliminate interest on federal student loans. “Life in Canada is increasingly unaffordable,...