Government of Canada

COVID-19: Canada’s response

Government of Canada takes action on COVID-19

Health Canada COVID-19

Canada’s COVID 19 Economic Response Plan

National Research Council COVID-19 response | The NRC are working with their partners as part of the collective effort to help find solutions to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Assistance and Support

Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) – Information About

Important information about CERB:
If you’ve applied and have received the benefit and your situation doesn’t change, you’ll need to continue to re-apply every four weeks for 16 weeks.
If you were on EI that was converted to CERB, continue reporting through EI as normal. If you don’t have EI and are only on CERB, report through CERB.
The eligibility periods are from March 15 to April 11, April 12 to May 9, May 10 to June 6, June 7 to July 4, July 5 to August 1, August 2 to August 29 and August 30 to September 26.

Applying for CERB with CRA

Create or Login to a My Service Canada Account – Apply for CERB

The Government of Canada has paused the repayment of Canada Student Loans until September 30, 2020, with no accrual of interest

Indigenous Community Support fund – Government of Canada

COVID-19: First Nations Community Guide on Obtaining Additional Supports

Government of Canada – Employment Insurance

How to apply for EI sickness benefits

Income tax filing and payment dates: CRA and COVID-19

Consult your bank’s dedicated COVID-19 page: Mortgages

Business Credit Availability Program

Financial help for Canadians abroad

Reaching Home Initiative – Government of Canada

Support for student loan borrowers during COVID-19

Canada Emergency Wage subsidy – for Canadian employers

Extension of work sharing program for employers affected by COVID-19.

Canada Child Benefit – Apply for

New Horizons for Seniors program

Deferral of GST/HST Tax Remittances

Reduction of minimal withdrawals for Registered Retirement Income Funds for 2020

Supporting preparedness in First Nations and Inuit communities

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) COVID-19 Updates
Employment and Social Development Canada – Access Government of Canada Programs
A plain language guide for government programs in the time of coronavirus. PDF compiled by Jennifer Robson, a professor at Carleton University. Updated regularly

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