COVID-19: Student Loans and Finances

Provided by: Government of Canada

Service Description

The government has made modifications to funding streams to students. Includes:
  • Suspension of repayments for Canada Student Loans and Canada Apprenticeship Loans (March 30-September 30, 2020). No interest will accrue during this time and pre-authorized debits are stopped. Suspension is automatic.
  • The federal government is looking at increasing the amount of money students can access under the federal student loans (Canada Student Grants)
  • International students who work in an essential service (health care, critical infrastructure, supply of food or other critical goods) are now allowed to work more than 20 hours a week

Information

Eligibility:
Dependent on program
Fees:
No fees
How to Access:
Visit website for details on specific program
Documents Required:
Varies
Program Hours:
24/7 website
Language:
English * French
Coverage Area:
Canada

Service Locations & Contact Info

      • Coverage Area:
        Canada
      • 24/7 website