Hon. Joyce Murray
Member of Parliament for Vancouver Quadra
COVID-19 Resources for Students

Did you lose employment, or be reduced to fewer work hours (less than $1,000 a month)? If in 2019, or over the last 12 months, you made at least $5,000, you are eligible for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), which is $2,000 every 4 weeks. Go to this page for more info.

UBC has a page dedicated to support for students at this website.

April 22 Update — Canada Emergency Student Benefit and Student Service Grant

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced comprehensive support of nearly $9 billion for post-secondary students and recent graduates. These measures include launching:

Based on current info, the benefit will likely apply to students who meet the following criteria:

The student must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.

April 22 Update — Additional Support for Students

The Government of Canada will expand existing federal employment, skills development, and youth programming to create up to 116,000 jobs, placements, and other training opportunities to help students find employment and develop valuable skills this summer and over the coming months. In addition, to help students continue their studies in the fall, the government will:

April 8 Update — Changes to Canada Summer Jobs

Canada’s small businesses increasingly depend on the employment of young Canadians. The changes to the Canada Summer Jobs program will help small businesses hire and keep the workers they need so they can continue to deliver essential services.

The temporary changes to the program for this year include:

These changes will help youth stay connected to the labour market, save money for their future, and find quality jobs in safe, inclusive, and healthy work environments.

Mental Health Resources and Supports

Virtual Mental Health Supports During COVID-19 

UBC Mental Health Resources for Students

Main office - Vancouver
2112, West Broadway Suite 206
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6K 2C8

Telephone:
604-664-9220

Fax:
604-664-9221
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Hill Office
House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A6

Telephone:
613-992-2430

Fax:
613-995-0770
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