Key Actions Since 2015 for Young People

  • Made the largest-ever investment in young Canadians to respond to the pandemic, totaling $13.1 billion over six years, including action on student grants, loans, and training.
  • Created 300,000 new work opportunities and experiences for young Canadians and provided income support to over 700,000 students through the Canada Emergency Student Benefit.
  • Created Canada’s Youth Policy so the diverse voices of young people can better guide government priorities and actions.
  • Doubled Canada Student Grants to up to $6,000 for two years, to support young people through the pandemic.