Students and recent graduates can begin applying for relief program on Friday

CKTB - NEWS - Trudeau May 13 COVID-19

Students and recent graduates will be able to start applying for a federal financial relief program on Friday.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is encouraging students to create a Canada Revenue Agency account ahead of time.

The previously announced Canada Emergency Student Benefit provides $1,250 per month for up to four months, with an additional $750 available for students with disabilities or dependents.