Resources

Support for individuals and families
Increasing the Canada child benefit (CCB) www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/campaigns/covid-19-update/covid-19-benefits-credits-support-payments.html#changes CRA
Special Goods and Services Tax credit (GSTC) payment www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/campaigns/covid-19-update/covid-19-benefits-credits-support-payments.html#changes CRA
Extra time to file income tax returns www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/campaigns/covid-19-update/covid-19-benefits-credits-support-payments.html#file CRA
Mortgage support cba.ca/mortgage-deferral-to-help-canadians-experiencing-financial-hardship-due-to-covid-19 CBA
B.C. families get additional $450 with boosted climate action tax credit news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2020FIN0040-001214
Facing unemployment?
The new Canada Emergency Response Benefit www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/benefits/apply-for-cerb-with-cra.html CRA
Apply for Employment Insurance (EI) www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei/ei-regular-benefit/apply.html ESDC
Sick, quarantined, or in directed self-isolation?
The new Canada Emergency Response Benefit
(also applies to people unable to work)
www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/benefits/apply-for-cerb-with-cra.html CRA
Improved access to Employment Insurance sickness benefits https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei/ei-sickness/apply.html ESDC
Seniors?
Reduced minimum withdrawals for Registered Retirement Income Funds (RRIFs) www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/campaigns/covid-19-update/covid-19-benefits-credits-support-payments.html#changes CRA
Students or recent graduates?
A moratorium on the repayment of Canada Student Loans www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/education/student-aid/notice-covid-19.html ESDC
Support for people who need it most
Enhancing the Reaching Home initiative www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan/covid19-individuals.html#enhancing_reaching_home_initiative ESDC
Support for women’s shelters and sexual assault centres www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan/covid19-individuals.html#support_women_shelters_and_sexual_assault_centers Department of Finance
A new Indigenous Community Support Fund https://www.sac-isc.gc.ca/eng/1585189335380/1585189357198 Indigenous Services