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If you have federal student loans in Canada, help could be on the way because the government has proposed a bunch of ways it plans to assist students.

Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland released Canada's 2021 budget which includes a $4.1 billion investment to help make post-secondary education more affordable and to support students who have the greatest needs.

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The government plans to extend the freeze on federal student loan interest until March 31, 2023, which would mean savings for about 1.5 million Canadians who have debt to repay.

It's also been proposed that the threshold for repayment be upped to $40,000 for those living alone so if you're earning less than that you don't have to make payments on your student loans.

Along with that, the government is intending to extend the doubling of how much money you get with federal student grants until the end of July 2023.

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Focusing mostly on public gatherings, officers will be issuing tickets to people who aren't following the rules.

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It was announced as part of the 2021 federal budget.👇💰

As part of the 2021 federal budget, Deputy PM and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland announced that Canada’s minimum wage is set to be boosted across all federally-regulated industries.

Speaking on Monday, April 19, Freeland said that “low-wage workers in Canada work harder than anyone else in this country, for less pay.”

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He wrote a letter to the PM about the situation.👇📝

As the number of cases of COVID-19 in Ontario continues to increase rapidly, Jagmeet Singh has called on Justin Trudeau to consider using the Federal Emergencies Act.

In a letter shared via Twitter, the NDP leader urged the PM to consider declaring a federal emergency in Canada, which would allow the government to issue orders and reallocate funding quickly following a Parliamentary review.

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Doug Ford Is Now Reversing Some Aspects Of Ontario’s Stay-At-Home Order

Playgrounds can reopen and police will no longer be able to stop people at random.👇

Just days after details about Ontario’s latest stay-at-home order were announced, the provincial government is walking back some of its restrictions.

By Sunday, April 18, the government had revealed it would be reversing some aspects of the restrictions on outdoor spaces and altering the newly announced policing powers.

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