This is your student movement
Your National & Provincial Students’ Union
With more than 530,000 members making up 63 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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5 Tips to Build A Culture of Consent
Sexual violence is a systemic issue. Here are five ways that our communities can work together to build a culture of consent.
Win for International Students' Access to Health Care in Nova Scotia, Further Action Still Needed
Updates to regulations under the Health Services and Insurance Act (HSIA) now allow international students with a study permit and individuals with work permits to be absent from Nova Scotia for more than 31 consecutive days without losing their Nova Scotia Medical Services Insurance (MSI) coverage.
US Takes on Student Debt While Canadian Students Left Behind
Canadian students deserve better! The Federation is calling on the Canadian government to follow suit by forgiving student debt for loan borrowers that qualify for the Repayment Assistance Program while honouring commitments to permanently remove interest collected.