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If you have federal student loans in Canada you might get off the hook for paying them back, because Jagmeet Singh wants to cancel up to $20,000 of loan debt per student.

The NDP leader tweeted a petition calling for more help for post-secondary students instead of debt, and he has lots of ways to make that a reality.

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Cancelling up to $20,000 of federal student loan debt per student for both old and new graduates is just a part of his plan.

He also wants to reinstate the moratorium on student loan payments until the pandemic is over, permanently remove interest on all federal student loans, give new graduates a five-year period without having to repay federal student loans and work towards making tuition free.

While this is Singh's plan, he's calling on Justin Trudeau to do all of these things and "make sure young people thrive instead of being buried in debt."

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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