‘Too little, too late’: Feds freeze student loan curiosity, however month-to-month repayments proceed

TORONTO — Starting April 1, the rate of interest has been set to zero per cent for the federal portion of student loans, however activists say that is not sufficient to help latest graduates, lots of whom proceed to wrestle to search out jobs because the pandemic persists.​ The proposal to drop the rate of interest is included in Bill […]

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Student loan funds, curiosity suspended till Sept. 30 on account of COVID-19, federal loan company says

OTTAWA — The National Student Loans Service Centre (NSLSC) says helps are being put in place for student loan debtors through the COVID-19 pandemic. In a press release on its web site, the NSLSC says this is applicable to each the federal and provincial parts of student loans issued in Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Saskatchewan and B.C. Payments […]