Time to stop treating students and their debt as cash cows

When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the extension of certain COVID-19 benefits on Feb. 19, his reasoning was simple: “This crisis isn’t over. So neither is our support for you.”

Words of solace — so long as you’re not one of hundreds of thousands of Canadians managing student loan debt during the pandemic. And if you are, then consider yourself an unwilling cash cow for the federal government.


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