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Coronavirus Information

Daily Roundup

May 14, 2020

Students can apply for the Canadian Emergency Student Benefit starting tomorrow

Students and recent graduates who face financial hardship due to COVID-19 will be able to apply for the CESB beginning Friday, May 15.

The CESB provides individuals with $1,250 a month, or $2,000 a month to those with a disability or acting as a caretaker, for the next four months.

The Government of Canada is encouraging students to create a Canada Revenue Agency online account and review benefit details — including eligibility requirements and procedures — immediately.

Visit the CESB website »

Indigenous Student Supports for the CESB

Indigenous Student Supports Staff are on hand to help students apply for the Canada Emergency Student Benefit. Please contact Frank Parkes at or Charmaine Mousseau at for information about the CESB, eligibility, and application process.