Who we are

CASA is a national voice for Canada’s post-secondary students. Established in 1995, CASA is a non-partisan, not-for-profit student organization composed of student associations from across Canada. We represent undergraduate, graduate and polytechnic associations.

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Recent wins for students


investment helps First Nations and Inuit peoples attend post-secondary
invested to help youth get jobs
invested to establish a National Strategy to Address Gender-Based Violence

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CASA Welcomes Canada Summer Jobs Program Changes; Looks Forward to More Relief for Students

OTTAWA, April 8, 2020 -- Today, the Government of Canada announced additional steps to support students and recent graduates during the COVID-19 crisis. The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) appreciates today’s announcement, but recognizes it will not help all students dealing with employment or financial hardship due to COVID-19. Today’s announcement makes several much-needed alterations to the Canada Summer Jobs program, including an increase to the employer wage subsidy and the allowance of part-time work.
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Resources to Help Students Through COVID-19 Hardships

The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations knows how difficult COVID-19 is making life for students and recent graduates. As schools and businesses across Canada close for the foreseeable future, we have developed this list of resources for students and recent graduates seeking relief and information:
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CASA Supports Student Loan Relief in Government's COVID-19 Economic Response

OTTAWA, March 18, 2020 -- Today, the federal government unveiled its economic stimulus package to respond to the COVID-19 crisis. While COVID-19 is spreading, impacting the economy, and changing how students are completing their studies all across the country, the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations is pleased that today’s announcement includes relief for students and recent graduates entering into a tough economy
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We're Hiring a Communications and Public Relations Officer!

Position: Communications and Public Relations OfficerReporting to: Executive DirectorStatus: Full-timeCompensation: $45,000.00 (37.5-44 Hours) + Benefits (health, vision, dental, and RRSP matching)Posted: March 18th, 2020Closing: April 20th, 2020Submit application to: hiring@casa.ca Application must include:  Resume, cover letter, and short writing sample (i.e. press release, newsletter, social media example – maximum three pages)  
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