Open Letter: Grad Students and COVID-19

Addressed to Federal Government, Provincial Governments, Canada’s Research Funding Councils, and University senior administrators: The COVID-19 pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges to graduate students across the country. We recognize the steps taken by both...

Letter to Justin Trudeau re: Students Need CERB

The Right Honourable Prime Minister House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 Dear Mr. Trudeau, We, the undersigned, are a grouping of student organizations and coalitions calling on the federal government to extend the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) to all...

Students React to Changes to Canada Summer Jobs Program

OTTAWA, 8 April 2020 – After today’s announcement from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on changes to the Canada Summer Jobs program to help students, the Canadian Federation of Students and the Don’t Forget Students coalition are calling on the government to...

Black Excellence Goes Beyond Black History Month

By Azinwi Kien Saningong, Black Caucus National Executive Representative As black history month comes to an end, we have to recognize that the fight, the pride, the excellence,  doesn’t pause until the next black history month. As black students, the onus falls...

CFS Supports IJV’s Definition of Antisemitism

The Canadian Federation of Students supports the stance of Independent Jewish Voices (IJV) against the definition of antisemitism from the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) as it infringes on both freedom of expression and academic freedom in...