The COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis have had devastating effects on many workers and students. And while benefits have been put in place for many people, others including international students have been excluded. Additionally, they are paying high tuition fees, face restrictions on working, and are seeing their work permits expire.
Through the Migrant Workers Alliance for Change, international students are organizing to fix this system, calling on the federal government to:
They’re holding a rally on October 25th – event details here. You can also sign their petition.