This is your student movement
Your National & Provincial Students’ Union
With more than 530,000 members making up 65 students’ unions across Canada, the Canadian Federation of Students is the voice of post-secondary education from coast to coast.
Our Federation represents both full- and part-time, domestic and international students at the college, undergraduate, and graduate levels.
Lobby with Us
Federation representatives keep regular contact with officials at all levels of government, ensuring that student issues are amplified loud and clear.
Our member-driven campaigns help shape public opinion, consistently garner broad media attention, and put pressure on decision makers.
By analyzing trends and producing thorough research on the post-secondary sector, the Federation helps inform government proposals and campaign demands.
As a member, we’ll provide you with essential cost-saving services like health benefits, discount programs, ethical purchasing, and more.
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Fairness for International Students
In every single province across Canada, it is a condoned practice to charge exorbitant differential tuition fees for international students. We demand fairness.
End the ban
In 1985, Health Canada introduced a policy banning men who have sex with men from donating blood for life.
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Students Win Expanded Federal Supports for Students with Disabilities
OTTAWA– The Canadian Federation of Students supports measures announced by Minister of Employment, Workforce Development, and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, to improve the Canada Student Financial Assistance Program (CFSA program) for students with disabilities. The expansion of the program is expected to provide financial support to approximately 40,000 students living with persistent or prolonged disability support each year while improving access to support.
2021 Tax Season Guide for Students
Tax season is here! If you haven’t submitted a tax return yourself before or are filing your return for the first time, it might seem confusing to know what forms you need, what tax credits you're entitled to, or simply how to file.