COVID-19 Government Support

In this hub, you will find current information about what the Government of Canada is offering for Canadians facing financial hardships as a result of COVID-19.

  • COVID-19: What is the Canada Recovery Benefit And How Do I Qualify?

    COVID-19: What is the Canada Recovery Benefit And How Do I Qualify?

    This benefit is aimed at supporting self-employed workers, Canadians and those who don't qualify for EI.

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  • UPDATED: The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) Has Been Extended by 4 Weeks

    UPDATED: The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) Has Been Extended by 4 Weeks

    CERB has been extended by another 4 weeks.

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  • Government Support For Seniors During COVID-19

    Government Support For Seniors During COVID-19

    Today, the Government of Canada announced new financial measures to support Canada's most vulnerable seniors.

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  • Renters: What to Do If You Can’t Pay Rent Due to COVID-19

    Renters: What to Do If You Can’t Pay Rent Due to COVID-19

    Your rent is an important expense, and it’s not something you can cut back on. What do you do if you can’t pay rent due to COVID-19?

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  • How to plan ahead for your 2020 income tax filing if you’ve collected CERB

    How to plan ahead for your 2020 income tax filing if you’ve collected CERB

    If you collect the CERB benefit in 2020, it will be included in your taxable income. Calculate your rate of taxation ahead of time in order to set the funds aside for next tax season.

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  • What You Need to Know About Filing Your Taxes This Year

    What You Need to Know About Filing Your Taxes This Year

    If that usually sends shivers up your spine, take heart. This year is different. The federal government’s response to COVID-19 means you could be seeing some significant breaks.

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  • COVID-19: What Assistance Small Businesses Can Expect from Governments and Private Businesses

    COVID-19: What Assistance Small Businesses Can Expect from Governments and Private Businesses

    The Government of Canada adds Canada Recovery Benefit to its suite of supports for small businesses and self-employed Canadians.

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  • Let’s Get Through This Together: Financial Help to Cope with COVID-19

    Let’s Get Through This Together: Financial Help to Cope with COVID-19

    The ongoing impact of the COVID-19 crisis has brought with it much uncertainty for many Canadians. But there is help available.

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