Receiving a CGS-D really helped cover my finances. But the CGS-D had to be supplemented by a top-up by my supervisor. This, considering CGS-D is one of the most prestigious scholarships you can receive in Canada.
If graduate funding was CAD $35,000/yr for all students, how would that change your life? For sure, it will better help with navigating the lives of grad students, and enable us to focus more on our research