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Students can apply for COVID-19 emergency aid beginning Friday - CBC News

Students can apply for COVID-19 emergency aid beginning Friday - CBC News

From CBC News - Post-secondary students eligible for COVID-19 emergency aid can apply for the benefit starting Friday.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed the date for opening the $9-billion program this morning during his daily briefing. He advised claimants to sign up for an account on the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) website to ensure the process moves as quickly as possible.

Students who saw their job prospects dry up because of the pandemic are eligible for $1,250 a month from May through August. The benefit also is available to students who have jobs but are making less than $1,000 a month.

Read more at: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/students-covid19-aid-1.5567701