Today, Prime Minister Trudeau announced $9 billion in measures to support students including: a plan to create 76,000 student jobs, the Emergency Student Benefit to help students who cannot find jobs due to COVID-19 and funding to support students doing COVID-related volunteer work. These measures announced today are in addition to the additional Canada Summer Jobs funding, as well as Canada Student Loans payment deferrals.
Implementation of the three mechanisms will require legislation.
Student Job Creation
Canada Student Service Grant
Canada Emergency Student Benefit
Indigenous and Metis Supports
Student Grants & Scholarships
Consult the Sussex COVID-19 Guide for information on supports made available across the Federal, Provincial and Municipal Governments.
As the details of the programs announced today become available, let Sussex help connect you with the right people in government to help your organization get through these extraordinary times.
For more detail, please reach out to your Sussex representative directly or to the Federal Government Relations Team.