Canada Student Loans Medical and Parental Leave: Overview

From: Employment and Social Development Canada


Medical Leave and Parental Leave is for borrowers taking a break from studies for medical or mental health reasons, or after welcoming a child. During the leave, no interest is added to your loan, and you do not have to make payments.

The leave applies to federal student loans, and provincial student loans from New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia.

For borrowers from anywhere else in Canada, contact your province or territory for more information.

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