Interactive: Which benefits am I eligible for during the COVID-19 pandemic?

By | April 17, 2020

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including those who are now earning $1,000 per month or less.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to workers who are unable to find jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This includes seasonal workers who cannot perform their usual duties and anyone who has recently exhausted normal Employment Insurance benefits.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their last job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must now be earning $1,000 a month or less.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The government is allowing all businesses, including those operated by the self-employed, to defer GST, HST and customs duty payments from March through May until June 30.

Businesses can also defer income taxes owed after March 18 until after Aug. 31 without facing interest charges or other penalties.

Farm Credit Canada is able to provide special loans to agricultural businesses, fisheries and aquaculture firms.

Canada Child Benefit (CCB) recipients will receive an extra $300 per child for 2019-20.

The additional money will be delivered as part of the already-scheduled CCB payment in May.

Anyone already enrolled for the benefit will automatically receive the top-up. Those who are not enrolled can apply for it here

For 2020, the federal government has reduced the minimum required withdrawal amount from Registered Retirement Income Funds by 25 per cent.

Newfoundland and Labrador was not publicizing any specific program geared to helping renters as of April 16.

Newfoundland and Labrador was not publicizing any specific program geared to helping its residents pay their bills as of April 16.

The income tax return filing date has been pushed back to June 1. Amounts owed can be paid after the Aug. 31 deadline without incurring interest or other penalties.

All repayments and interest for Canada Student Loans and Canada Apprentice Loans have been suspended until Sept. 30.

Low- and middle-income Canadians who are eligible for the normal Goods and Services Tax credit started receiving topped-up payments April 9.

No application is necessary.

According to the government, the average increase amounts to nearly $400 for an individual and nearly $600 for a couple.

The government is urging all Canadians to avoid travelling outside the country unless absolutely necessary and anyone who is abroad to find their own way home.

Emergency loans are available for anyone wishing to return to Canada who cannot otherwise afford to do so.

Anyone looking to apply for a loan should contact their nearest Canadian embassy or consulate, or contact Global Affairs Canada at (613) 996-8885 or CAN.finances.CV19@international.gc.ca.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

Anyone who qualifies for the federal benefit and has applied for it or plans to apply for it is eligible for a one-time payment of $750 from the provincial government. More information, including an online application form that is open until April 30, is available here.

Islanders who have lost income and are not able to access the federal benefit can instead apply for a $1,000 payment from the province. Applications are open here.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including those who are now earning $1,000 per month or less.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to workers who are unable to find jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This includes seasonal workers who cannot perform their usual duties and anyone who has recently exhausted normal Employment Insurance benefits.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their last job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

Anyone who qualifies for the federal benefit and has applied for it or plans to apply for it is eligible for a one-time payment of $750 from the provincial government. More information, including an online application form that is open until April 30, is available here.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must now be earning $1,000 a month or less.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The government is allowing all businesses, including those operated by the self-employed, to defer GST, HST and customs duty payments from March through May until June 30.

Businesses can also defer income taxes owed after March 18 until after Aug. 31 without facing interest charges or other penalties.

Anyone who qualifies for the federal benefit and has applied for it or plans to apply for it is eligible for a one-time payment of $750 from the provincial government. More information, including an online application form that is open until April 30, is available here.

Islanders who have lost income and are not able to access the federal benefit can instead apply for a $1,000 payment from the province. Applications are open here.

Farm Credit Canada is able to provide special loans to agricultural businesses, fisheries and aquaculture firms.

Canada Child Benefit (CCB) recipients will receive an extra $300 per child for 2019-20.

The additional money will be delivered as part of the already-scheduled CCB payment in May.

Anyone already enrolled for the benefit will automatically receive the top-up. Those who are not enrolled can apply for it here

For 2020, the federal government has reduced the minimum required withdrawal amount from Registered Retirement Income Funds by 25 per cent.

P.E.I. is offering assistance to households that may have trouble paying rent.

To be eligible, Islanders must not be receiving any rental support from government or non-government organizations, and must be receiving or applying for Employment Insurance or the Canada Emergency Response Benefit, or be post-secondary students.

Payments will be sent to landlords on behalf of successful applicants. The government will provide $500 for one month, then $250 apiece for the second and third months.

An online application form is available here.

Prince Edward Island was not publicizing any specific program geared to helping its residents pay their bills as of April 16.

The income tax return filing date has been pushed back to June 1. Amounts owed can be paid after the Aug. 31 deadline without incurring interest or other penalties.

All repayments and interest for Canada Student Loans and Canada Apprentice Loans have been suspended until Sept. 30.

Low- and middle-income Canadians who are eligible for the normal Goods and Services Tax credit started receiving topped-up payments April 9.

No application is necessary.

According to the government, the average increase amounts to nearly $400 for an individual and nearly $600 for a couple.

The government is urging all Canadians to avoid travelling outside the country unless absolutely necessary and anyone who is abroad to find their own way home.

Emergency loans are available for anyone wishing to return to Canada who cannot otherwise afford to do so.

Anyone looking to apply for a loan should contact their nearest Canadian embassy or consulate, or contact Global Affairs Canada at (613) 996-8885 or CAN.finances.CV19@international.gc.ca.

Anyone receiving income assistance is getting an extra $50 per payment as of March 20. No application is needed.

Nova Scotia has also created a Worker Emergency Bridge Fund, which offers $1,000 to those who have lost their jobs because of COVID-19 and do not qualify for federal Employment Insurance.

Applications for the fund go through the Canadian Red Cross. More information is available here.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

Anyone receiving income assistance is getting an extra $50 per payment as of March 20. No application is needed.

Islanders who have lost income and are not able to access the federal benefit can instead apply for a $1,000 payment from the province. Applications are open here.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including those who are now earning $1,000 per month or less.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

Anyone receiving income assistance is getting an extra $50 per payment as of March 20. No application is needed.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to workers who are unable to find jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This includes seasonal workers who cannot perform their usual duties and anyone who has recently exhausted normal Employment Insurance benefits.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their last job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

Nova Scotia is allowing payments for hundreds of program and service fees to be deferred until June 30.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must now be earning $1,000 a month or less.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The government is allowing all businesses, including those operated by the self-employed, to defer GST, HST and customs duty payments from March through May until June 30.

Businesses can also defer income taxes owed after March 18 until after Aug. 31 without facing interest charges or other penalties.

Farm Credit Canada is able to provide special loans to agricultural businesses, fisheries and aquaculture firms.

Canada Child Benefit (CCB) recipients will receive an extra $300 per child for 2019-20.

The additional money will be delivered as part of the already-scheduled CCB payment in May.

Anyone already enrolled for the benefit will automatically receive the top-up. Those who are not enrolled can apply for it here

For 2020, the federal government has reduced the minimum required withdrawal amount from Registered Retirement Income Funds by 25 per cent.

Nova Scotia was not publicizing any specific program geared to helping renters as of April 16.

Nova Scotia was not publicizing any specific program geared to helping its residents pay their bills as of April 16.

The income tax return filing date has been pushed back to June 1. Amounts owed can be paid after the Aug. 31 deadline without incurring interest or other penalties.

Nova Scotia has automatically suspended all payments of student loans until Sept. 30.

All repayments and interest for Canada Student Loans and Canada Apprentice Loans have been suspended until Sept. 30.

Low- and middle-income Canadians who are eligible for the normal Goods and Services Tax credit started receiving topped-up payments April 9.

No application is necessary.

According to the government, the average increase amounts to nearly $400 for an individual and nearly $600 for a couple.

The government is urging all Canadians to avoid travelling outside the country unless absolutely necessary and anyone who is abroad to find their own way home.

Emergency loans are available for anyone wishing to return to Canada who cannot otherwise afford to do so.

Anyone looking to apply for a loan should contact their nearest Canadian embassy or consulate, or contact Global Affairs Canada at (613) 996-8885 or CAN.finances.CV19@international.gc.ca.

New Brunswick created a $900 one-time benefit for workers who lost their jobs because of COVID-19. Applications for the benefit have now closed.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including those who are now earning $1,000 per month or less.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

New Brunswick created a $900 one-time benefit for workers who lost their jobs because of COVID-19. Applications for the benefit have now closed.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to workers who are unable to find jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This includes seasonal workers who cannot perform their usual duties and anyone who has recently exhausted normal Employment Insurance benefits.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their last job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must now be earning $1,000 a month or less.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The government is allowing all businesses, including those operated by the self-employed, to defer GST, HST and customs duty payments from March through May until June 30.

Businesses can also defer income taxes owed after March 18 until after Aug. 31 without facing interest charges or other penalties.

Farm Credit Canada is able to provide special loans to agricultural businesses, fisheries and aquaculture firms.

Canada Child Benefit (CCB) recipients will receive an extra $300 per child for 2019-20.

The additional money will be delivered as part of the already-scheduled CCB payment in May.

Anyone already enrolled for the benefit will automatically receive the top-up. Those who are not enrolled can apply for it here

For 2020, the federal government has reduced the minimum required withdrawal amount from Registered Retirement Income Funds by 25 per cent.

New Brunswick was not publicizing any specific program geared to helping renters as of April 16.

New Brunswick was not publicizing any specific program geared to helping its residents pay their bills as of April 16.

The income tax return filing date has been pushed back to June 1. Amounts owed can be paid after the Aug. 31 deadline without incurring interest or other penalties.

All repayments and interest for Canada Student Loans and Canada Apprentice Loans have been suspended until Sept. 30.

Low- and middle-income Canadians who are eligible for the normal Goods and Services Tax credit started receiving topped-up payments April 9.

No application is necessary.

According to the government, the average increase amounts to nearly $400 for an individual and nearly $600 for a couple.

The government is urging all Canadians to avoid travelling outside the country unless absolutely necessary and anyone who is abroad to find their own way home.

Emergency loans are available for anyone wishing to return to Canada who cannot otherwise afford to do so.

Anyone looking to apply for a loan should contact their nearest Canadian embassy or consulate, or contact Global Affairs Canada at (613) 996-8885 or CAN.finances.CV19@international.gc.ca.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including those who are now earning $1,000 per month or less.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

Quebec had been offering financial aid to workers told to self-isolate due to COVID-19 concerns, but that program came to an end when the federal benefit launched on April 6. According to the province, all workers who were eligible for its aid are covered by the new federal program.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to workers who are unable to find jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This includes seasonal workers who cannot perform their usual duties and anyone who has recently exhausted normal Employment Insurance benefits.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their last job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must now be earning $1,000 a month or less.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The government is allowing all businesses, including those operated by the self-employed, to defer GST, HST and customs duty payments from March through May until June 30.

Businesses can also defer income taxes owed after March 18 until after Aug. 31 without facing interest charges or other penalties.

Farm Credit Canada is able to provide special loans to agricultural businesses, fisheries and aquaculture firms.

Canada Child Benefit (CCB) recipients will receive an extra $300 per child for 2019-20.

The additional money will be delivered as part of the already-scheduled CCB payment in May.

Anyone already enrolled for the benefit will automatically receive the top-up. Those who are not enrolled can apply for it here

For 2020, the federal government has reduced the minimum required withdrawal amount from Registered Retirement Income Funds by 25 per cent.

Quebec was not publicizing any specific program geared to helping renters as of April 16.

Quebec was not publicizing any specific program geared to helping its residents pay their bills as of April 16.

The income tax return filing date has been pushed back to June 1. Amounts owed can be paid after the Aug. 31 deadline without incurring interest or other penalties.

All repayments and interest for Canada Student Loans and Canada Apprentice Loans have been suspended until Sept. 30.

Low- and middle-income Canadians who are eligible for the normal Goods and Services Tax credit started receiving topped-up payments April 9.

No application is necessary.

According to the government, the average increase amounts to nearly $400 for an individual and nearly $600 for a couple.

The government is urging all Canadians to avoid travelling outside the country unless absolutely necessary and anyone who is abroad to find their own way home.

Emergency loans are available for anyone wishing to return to Canada who cannot otherwise afford to do so.

Anyone looking to apply for a loan should contact their nearest Canadian embassy or consulate, or contact Global Affairs Canada at (613) 996-8885 or CAN.finances.CV19@international.gc.ca.

The Ontario government is offering special assistance for those whose income has been affected by COVID-19 through the Ontario Works program.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Ontario government is offering special assistance for those whose income has been affected by COVID-19 through the Ontario Works program.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including those who are now earning $1,000 per month or less.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to workers who are unable to find jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This includes seasonal workers who cannot perform their usual duties and anyone who has recently exhausted normal Employment Insurance benefits.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their last job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Ontario government is offering special assistance for those whose income has been affected by COVID-19 through the Ontario Works program.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must now be earning $1,000 a month or less.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The government is allowing all businesses, including those operated by the self-employed, to defer GST, HST and customs duty payments from March through May until June 30.

Businesses can also defer income taxes owed after March 18 until after Aug. 31 without facing interest charges or other penalties.

Farm Credit Canada is able to provide special loans to agricultural businesses, fisheries and aquaculture firms.

Canada Child Benefit (CCB) recipients will receive an extra $300 per child for 2019-20.

The additional money will be delivered as part of the already-scheduled CCB payment in May.

Anyone already enrolled for the benefit will automatically receive the top-up. Those who are not enrolled can apply for it here

Ontario is doubling payments under its Guaranteed Annual Income System (GAINS) program for six months, starting April 24. GAINS recipients will automatically see their payments topped up to maximums of $166 per months for individuals and $332 per month for couples.

For 2020, the federal government has reduced the minimum required withdrawal amount from Registered Retirement Income Funds by 25 per cent.

Ontario was not publicizing any specific program geared to helping renters as of April 16.

Ontario has lowered its hydro rates for households, farms and small businesses so that all electricity use is charged at 10.1 cents per kilowatt hour, which is normally only the case during off-peak hours.

The income tax return filing date has been pushed back to June 1. Amounts owed can be paid after the Aug. 31 deadline without incurring interest or other penalties.

Ontario has automatically suspended all payments of student loans until Sept. 30, and will not charge interest on the loans during that time.

All repayments and interest for Canada Student Loans and Canada Apprentice Loans have been suspended until Sept. 30.

Low- and middle-income Canadians who are eligible for the normal Goods and Services Tax credit started receiving topped-up payments April 9.

No application is necessary.

According to the government, the average increase amounts to nearly $400 for an individual and nearly $600 for a couple.

The government is urging all Canadians to avoid travelling outside the country unless absolutely necessary and anyone who is abroad to find their own way home.

Emergency loans are available for anyone wishing to return to Canada who cannot otherwise afford to do so.

Anyone looking to apply for a loan should contact their nearest Canadian embassy or consulate, or contact Global Affairs Canada at (613) 996-8885 or CAN.finances.CV19@international.gc.ca.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including those who are now earning $1,000 per month or less.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to workers who are unable to find jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This includes seasonal workers who cannot perform their usual duties and anyone who has recently exhausted normal Employment Insurance benefits.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their last job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must now be earning $1,000 a month or less.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The government is allowing all businesses, including those operated by the self-employed, to defer GST, HST and customs duty payments from March through May until June 30.

Businesses can also defer income taxes owed after March 18 until after Aug. 31 without facing interest charges or other penalties.

Farm Credit Canada is able to provide special loans to agricultural businesses, fisheries and aquaculture firms.

Canada Child Benefit (CCB) recipients will receive an extra $300 per child for 2019-20.

The additional money will be delivered as part of the already-scheduled CCB payment in May.

Anyone already enrolled for the benefit will automatically receive the top-up. Those who are not enrolled can apply for it here

For 2020, the federal government has reduced the minimum required withdrawal amount from Registered Retirement Income Funds by 25 per cent.

Manitoba has ordered a freeze on rent increases between April 1 and May 31.

Manitoba Hydro, Centra Gas and Manitoba Public Insurance are not charging interest or penalties on unpaid bills.

The income tax return filing date has been pushed back to June 1. Amounts owed can be paid after the Aug. 31 deadline without incurring interest or other penalties.

All repayments and interest for Canada Student Loans and Canada Apprentice Loans have been suspended until Sept. 30.

Low- and middle-income Canadians who are eligible for the normal Goods and Services Tax credit started receiving topped-up payments April 9.

No application is necessary.

According to the government, the average increase amounts to nearly $400 for an individual and nearly $600 for a couple.

The government is urging all Canadians to avoid travelling outside the country unless absolutely necessary and anyone who is abroad to find their own way home.

Emergency loans are available for anyone wishing to return to Canada who cannot otherwise afford to do so.

Anyone looking to apply for a loan should contact their nearest Canadian embassy or consulate, or contact Global Affairs Canada at (613) 996-8885 or CAN.finances.CV19@international.gc.ca.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including those who are now earning $1,000 per month or less.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

Saskatchewan has created a support program for those who entered self-isolation and lost work income as a result, and are not eligible for any financial aid other than the Canada Emergency Response Benefit.

The program provides recipients with $450 per week for up to two weeks.

An application form is available here.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to workers who are unable to find jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This includes seasonal workers who cannot perform their usual duties and anyone who has recently exhausted normal Employment Insurance benefits.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their last job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must now be earning $1,000 a month or less.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The government is allowing all businesses, including those operated by the self-employed, to defer GST, HST and customs duty payments from March through May until June 30.

Businesses can also defer income taxes owed after March 18 until after Aug. 31 without facing interest charges or other penalties.

Saskatchewan has created a support program for those who entered self-isolation and lost work income as a result, and are not eligible for any financial aid other than the Canada Emergency Response Benefit.

The program provides recipients with $450 per week for up to two weeks.

An application form is available here.

Farm Credit Canada is able to provide special loans to agricultural businesses, fisheries and aquaculture firms.

Canada Child Benefit (CCB) recipients will receive an extra $300 per child for 2019-20.

The additional money will be delivered as part of the already-scheduled CCB payment in May.

Anyone already enrolled for the benefit will automatically receive the top-up. Those who are not enrolled can apply for it here

For 2020, the federal government has reduced the minimum required withdrawal amount from Registered Retirement Income Funds by 25 per cent.

Saskatchewan was not publicizing any specific program geared to helping renters as of April 16.

Saskatchewan was not publicizing any specific program geared to helping its residents pay their bills as of April 16.

The income tax return filing date has been pushed back to June 1. Amounts owed can be paid after the Aug. 31 deadline without incurring interest or other penalties.

Saskatchewan has put a six-month freeze on repayments of student loans, and a three-month one on skilled trades training funding.

All repayments and interest for Canada Student Loans and Canada Apprentice Loans have been suspended until Sept. 30.

Low- and middle-income Canadians who are eligible for the normal Goods and Services Tax credit started receiving topped-up payments April 9.

No application is necessary.

According to the government, the average increase amounts to nearly $400 for an individual and nearly $600 for a couple.

The government is urging all Canadians to avoid travelling outside the country unless absolutely necessary and anyone who is abroad to find their own way home.

Emergency loans are available for anyone wishing to return to Canada who cannot otherwise afford to do so.

Anyone looking to apply for a loan should contact their nearest Canadian embassy or consulate, or contact Global Affairs Canada at (613) 996-8885 or CAN.finances.CV19@international.gc.ca.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including those who are now earning $1,000 per month or less.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

Alberta had been offering financial aid to workers told to self-isolate due to COVID-19 concerns or taking care of someone who was self-isolating, but that program came to an end when the federal benefit launched on April 6.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to workers who are unable to find jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This includes seasonal workers who cannot perform their usual duties and anyone who has recently exhausted normal Employment Insurance benefits.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their last job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must now be earning $1,000 a month or less.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The government is allowing all businesses, including those operated by the self-employed, to defer GST, HST and customs duty payments from March through May until June 30.

Businesses can also defer income taxes owed after March 18 until after Aug. 31 without facing interest charges or other penalties.

Farm Credit Canada is able to provide special loans to agricultural businesses, fisheries and aquaculture firms.

Canada Child Benefit (CCB) recipients will receive an extra $300 per child for 2019-20.

The additional money will be delivered as part of the already-scheduled CCB payment in May.

Anyone already enrolled for the benefit will automatically receive the top-up. Those who are not enrolled can apply for it here

For 2020, the federal government has reduced the minimum required withdrawal amount from Registered Retirement Income Funds by 25 per cent.

Alberta was not publicizing any specific program geared to helping renters as of April 16.

Alberta is allowing those who are having trouble affording their bills due to COVID-19-related reasons to defer payments for electricity and natural gas through June 19.

According to the government’s website, anyone looking to defer bill payments should contact their electricity or natural gas provider and make arrangements with them directly.

The province has also frozen the education portion of property tax bills at 2019’s level, reversing a planned increase.

The income tax return filing date has been pushed back to June 1. Amounts owed can be paid after the Aug. 31 deadline without incurring interest or other penalties.

Alberta has paused student loan repayments and interest charges for six months as of March 30.

All repayments and interest for Canada Student Loans and Canada Apprentice Loans have been suspended until Sept. 30.

Low- and middle-income Canadians who are eligible for the normal Goods and Services Tax credit started receiving topped-up payments April 9.

No application is necessary.

According to the government, the average increase amounts to nearly $400 for an individual and nearly $600 for a couple.

The government is urging all Canadians to avoid travelling outside the country unless absolutely necessary and anyone who is abroad to find their own way home.

Emergency loans are available for anyone wishing to return to Canada who cannot otherwise afford to do so.

Anyone looking to apply for a loan should contact their nearest Canadian embassy or consulate, or contact Global Affairs Canada at (613) 996-8885 or CAN.finances.CV19@international.gc.ca.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

B.C. has promised one-time payments of $1,000, tax-free, to anyone whose “ability to work” has been affected by the pandemic, including those who are eligible for the federal benefit.

Further details, including how to apply, were not available as of April 16.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including those who are now earning $1,000 per month or less.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

B.C. has promised one-time payments of $1,000, tax-free, to anyone whose “ability to work” has been affected by the pandemic, including those who are eligible for the federal benefit.

Further details, including how to apply, were not available as of April 16.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to workers who are unable to find jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This includes seasonal workers who cannot perform their usual duties and anyone who has recently exhausted normal Employment Insurance benefits.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their last job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

B.C. has promised one-time payments of $1,000, tax-free, to anyone whose “ability to work” has been affected by the pandemic, including those who are eligible for the federal benefit.

Further details, including how to apply, were not available as of April 16.

Anyone on the province’s Income Assistance, Disability Assistance or Comforts Allowance rosters and not eligible for Employment Insurance or the Canada Emergency Response Benefit will automatically receive an additional $300 in April, May and June.

British Columbia

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must now be earning $1,000 a month or less.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The government is allowing all businesses, including those operated by the self-employed, to defer GST, HST and customs duty payments from March through May until June 30.

Businesses can also defer income taxes owed after March 18 until after Aug. 31 without facing interest charges or other penalties.

B.C. has promised one-time payments of $1,000, tax-free, to anyone whose “ability to work” has been affected by the pandemic, including those who are eligible for the federal benefit.

Further details, including how to apply, were not available as of April 16.

The province is also extending deadlines to file and pay a variety of business taxes.

Farm Credit Canada is able to provide special loans to agricultural businesses, fisheries and aquaculture firms.

Families who have been deemed eligible to receive aid from MCFD Children and Youth with Special Needs Family Support Services are able to apply for payments of $225 per month for April, May and June.

The money must go toward services that “help alleviate stress,” potentially including assistance with grocery shopping or meal preparation, counselling or caregiver relief.

Applications should be made through Children and Youth with Special Needs case workers.

Canada Child Benefit (CCB) recipients will receive an extra $300 per child for 2019-20.

The additional money will be delivered as part of the already-scheduled CCB payment in May.

Anyone already enrolled for the benefit will automatically receive the top-up. Those who are not enrolled can apply for it here.

Anyone who receives the BC Senior’s Supplement will automatically get an extra $300 in April, May and June.

For 2020, the federal government has reduced the minimum required withdrawal amount from Registered Retirement Income Funds by 25 per cent.

Renters who are facing financial hardship due to the pandemic and do not qualify for existing rental assistance programs can apply for a supplement of up to $500 a month, which will be paid to landlords on their behalf.

Full eligibility details and application information are available here.

Additionally, no rent increases can come into effect until the province’s state of emergency has ended.

BC Hydro says it will attempt to help customers who are unable to pay their bills due to financial hardship brought on by the pandemic.

Anyone looking to defer their payments or arrange for alternate payment plans, with no penalty, is asked to call BC Hydro at 1-800-224-9376.

Additionally, BC Hydro customers who have stopped working or whose partners have stopped working because of COVID-19 may be eligible for three months’ worth of support from a special relief fund. Applications for this program are available here.

ICBC says it will allow its customers to put off paying their auto insurance bills for up to 90 days with no penalty, if they apply online to do soand are approved.

The income tax return filing date has been pushed back to June 1. Amounts owed can be paid after the Aug. 31 deadline without incurring interest or other penalties.

The B.C. government has halted all student loan repayments for six months as of March 30.

All repayments and interest for Canada Student Loans and Canada Apprentice Loans have been suspended until Sept. 30.

The B.C. government is increasing its climate action tax credit in July. The increase covers higher earners than the credit normally does, including single non-parents with incomes up to $79,348.

The expanded tax credit is paid out automatically once income tax returns for 2019 are filed.

Low- and middle-income Canadians who are eligible for the normal Goods and Services Tax credit started receiving topped-up payments April 9.

No application is necessary.

According to the government, the average increase amounts to nearly $400 for an individual and nearly $600 for a couple.

The government is urging all Canadians to avoid travelling outside the country unless absolutely necessary and anyone who is abroad to find their own way home.

Emergency loans are available for anyone wishing to return to Canada who cannot otherwise afford to do so.

Anyone looking to apply for a loan should contact their nearest Canadian embassy or consulate, or contact Global Affairs Canada at (613) 996-8885 or CAN.finances.CV19@international.gc.ca.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including those who are now earning $1,000 per month or less.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to workers who are unable to find jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This includes seasonal workers who cannot perform their usual duties and anyone who has recently exhausted normal Employment Insurance benefits.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their last job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must now be earning $1,000 a month or less.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The government is allowing all businesses, including those operated by the self-employed, to defer GST, HST and customs duty payments from March through May until June 30.

Businesses can also defer income taxes owed after March 18 until after Aug. 31 without facing interest charges or other penalties.

Farm Credit Canada is able to provide special loans to agricultural businesses, fisheries and aquaculture firms.

Canada Child Benefit (CCB) recipients will receive an extra $300 per child for 2019-20.

The additional money will be delivered as part of the already-scheduled CCB payment in May.

Anyone already enrolled for the benefit will automatically receive the top-up. Those who are not enrolled can apply for it here

For 2020, the federal government has reduced the minimum required withdrawal amount from Registered Retirement Income Funds by 25 per cent.

Those who rent their homes from the Yukon Housing Corporation may be able to have their rent reassessed if they have lost income during the pandemic.

Anyone looking to explore this option is asked to phone or email their community housing office.

Yukon was not publicizing any specific program geared to helping its residents pay their bills as of April 16.

The income tax return filing date has been pushed back to June 1. Amounts owed can be paid after the Aug. 31 deadline without incurring interest or other penalties.

All repayments and interest for Canada Student Loans and Canada Apprentice Loans have been suspended until Sept. 30.

Low- and middle-income Canadians who are eligible for the normal Goods and Services Tax credit started receiving topped-up payments April 9.

No application is necessary.

According to the government, the average increase amounts to nearly $400 for an individual and nearly $600 for a couple.

The government is urging all Canadians to avoid travelling outside the country unless absolutely necessary and anyone who is abroad to find their own way home.

Emergency loans are available for anyone wishing to return to Canada who cannot otherwise afford to do so.

Anyone looking to apply for a loan should contact their nearest Canadian embassy or consulate, or contact Global Affairs Canada at (613) 996-8885 or CAN.finances.CV19@international.gc.ca.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including those who are now earning $1,000 per month or less.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The government of the Northwest Territories has increased its funding for income assistance.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to workers who are unable to find jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This includes seasonal workers who cannot perform their usual duties and anyone who has recently exhausted normal Employment Insurance benefits.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their last job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must now be earning $1,000 a month or less.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The government is allowing all businesses, including those operated by the self-employed, to defer GST, HST and customs duty payments from March through May until June 30.

Businesses can also defer income taxes owed after March 18 until after Aug. 31 without facing interest charges or other penalties.

Farm Credit Canada is able to provide special loans to agricultural businesses, fisheries and aquaculture firms.

Canada Child Benefit (CCB) recipients will receive an extra $300 per child for 2019-20.

The additional money will be delivered as part of the already-scheduled CCB payment in May.

Anyone already enrolled for the benefit will automatically receive the top-up. Those who are not enrolled can apply for it here

For 2020, the federal government has reduced the minimum required withdrawal amount from Registered Retirement Income Funds by 25 per cent.

The Northwest Territories was not publicizing any specific program geared to helping renters as of April 16.

The Northwest Territories was not publicizing any specific program geared to helping its residents pay their bills as of April 16.

The income tax return filing date has been pushed back to June 1. Amounts owed can be paid after the Aug. 31 deadline without incurring interest or other penalties.

Repayment of student loans for post-secondary students studying in the Northwest Territories has been suspended until Sept. 30.

All repayments and interest for Canada Student Loans and Canada Apprentice Loans have been suspended until Sept. 30.

Low- and middle-income Canadians who are eligible for the normal Goods and Services Tax credit started receiving topped-up payments April 9.

No application is necessary.

According to the government, the average increase amounts to nearly $400 for an individual and nearly $600 for a couple.

The government is urging all Canadians to avoid travelling outside the country unless absolutely necessary and anyone who is abroad to find their own way home.

Emergency loans are available for anyone wishing to return to Canada who cannot otherwise afford to do so.

Anyone looking to apply for a loan should contact their nearest Canadian embassy or consulate, or contact Global Affairs Canada at (613) 996-8885 or CAN.finances.CV19@international.gc.ca.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including those who are now earning $1,000 per month or less.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to workers who are unable to find jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This includes seasonal workers who cannot perform their usual duties and anyone who has recently exhausted normal Employment Insurance benefits.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must not have quit their last job of their own volition.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides payments to many workers who lost some or all of their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To be eligible, an applicant must have earned at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months before they applied and must now be earning $1,000 a month or less.

Applications can be made at this website or by calling 1-800-959-2041.

The government is allowing all businesses, including those operated by the self-employed, to defer GST, HST and customs duty payments from March through May until June 30.

Businesses can also defer income taxes owed after March 18 until after Aug. 31 without facing interest charges or other penalties.

Farm Credit Canada is able to provide special loans to agricultural businesses, fisheries and aquaculture firms.

Canada Child Benefit (CCB) recipients will receive an extra $300 per child for 2019-20.

The additional money will be delivered as part of the already-scheduled CCB payment in May.

Anyone already enrolled for the benefit will automatically receive the top-up. Those who are not enrolled can apply for it here

For 2020, the federal government has reduced the minimum required withdrawal amount from Registered Retirement Income Funds by 25 per cent.

Nunavut was not publicizing any specific program geared to helping renters as of April 16.

Nunavut was not publicizing any specific program geared to helping its residents pay their bills as of April 16.

The income tax return filing date has been pushed back to June 1. Amounts owed can be paid after the Aug. 31 deadline without incurring interest or other penalties.

All repayments and interest for Canada Student Loans and Canada Apprentice Loans have been suspended until Sept. 30.

Low- and middle-income Canadians who are eligible for the normal Goods and Services Tax credit started receiving topped-up payments April 9.

No application is necessary.

According to the government, the average increase amounts to nearly $400 for an individual and nearly $600 for a couple.

The government is urging all Canadians to avoid travelling outside the country unless absolutely necessary and anyone who is abroad to find their own way home.

Emergency loans are available for anyone wishing to return to Canada who cannot otherwise afford to do so.

Anyone looking to apply for a loan should contact their nearest Canadian embassy or consulate, or contact Global Affairs Canada at (613) 996-8885 or CAN.finances.CV19@international.gc.ca.

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