THIS IS YOUR STUDENT MOVEMENT

YOUR NATIONAL AND PROVINCIAL STUDENTS’ UNION

With more than 500,000 members at 64 students’ unions across Canada, the Canadian Federation of Students is the voice of post-secondary education in the country.

Our Federation represents domestic and international students at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels, including full- and part-time students.

YOUR NATIONAL AND PROVINCIAL STUDENTS’ UNION

With more than 500,000 members at 64 students’ unions across Canada, the Canadian Federation of Students is the voice of post-secondary education in the country.

Our Federation represents domenstic and international students at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels, including full- and part-time students.

RESEARCH

Our Federation produces thorough research on the post-secondary sector to inform proposals to government and campaign demands.

LOBBYING

Federation representatives keep regular contact with officials at all levels of government, ensuring that student issues are voiced loud and clear.

MOBILIZATION

Our member-driven campaigns consistently garner broad media attention, help shape public opinion, and put pressure on decision-makers.

SERVICES

Our Federation provides cost-saving services to students by students. Including health benefits, discount programs, ethical purchasing, and more.

RESEARCH

Our Federation produces thorough research on the post-secondary sector to inform proposals to government and campaign demands.

LOBBYING

Federation representatives keep regular contact with officials at all levels of government, ensuring that student issues are voiced loud and clear.

MOBILIZATION

Our member-driven campaigns consistently garner broad media attention, help shape public opinion, and put pressure on decision-makers.

SERVICES

Our Federation provides cost-saving services to students by students. Including health benefits, discount programs, ethical purchasing, and more.

RECENT

"By classifying student workers as volunteers, the federal government program denies them the basic employment protections set out by the provinces they are working in. Most dangerously, it exempts student participants from earning a minimum wage."
https://nsadvocate.org/2020/07/10/exploiting-students-and-calling-it-volunteerism-the-other-problem-with-the-canada-student-service-grant-program/?fbclid=IwAR1PjSMhOzdxSs-pn8fsssrRGVZGaV4vOShogelSBXEO4rtl6TcfvXHFPWM

Students: We need financial aid
Govt: What if you volunteered and we paid you?
Students: Eum sure… (35,000 students sign up)
Govt: Halts volunteer grant program
Everyone: Volunteers shouldn't be getting paid!
Students: 😐

#CSSG #DontForgetStudents #covid19 #cndpse

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