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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.
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.