May 8, 2020

COVID-19 Support For Individuals & Families

Individuals and families Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) Increasing the Canada Child Benefit Special Goods and Services Tax credit payment Extra time to file income tax returns Mortgage payment deferral Indigenous peoples Addressing immediate needs in Indigenous communities Supporting Indigenous communities public health needs and preparedness Making personal hygiene products and nutritious food more affordable Providing support to Indigenous post-secondary …

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May 8, 2020

COVID-19 Support for Individuals

Individuals and families Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) Increasing the Canada Child Benefit Special Goods and Services Tax credit payment Extra time to file income tax returns Mortgage payment deferral Indigenous peoples Addressing immediate needs in Indigenous communities Supporting Indigenous communities public health needs and preparedness Making personal hygiene products and nutritious food more affordable Providing support to Indigenous post-secondary …

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April 8, 2020

COVID-19 Help for Small Business

Avoiding layoffs and rehiring employees Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) Temporary 10% Wage Subsidy Extending the Work-Sharing program Access to credit Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP) Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) Rural businesses and communities Assisting innovative and early-stage businesses Young entrepreneurs Businesses in the territories Small and medium-sized businesses unable to access other …

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March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Information for Saskatchewan Seniors

Reduced minimum withdrawals for Registered Retirement Income Funds reduced the required minimum withdrawals from Registered Retirement Income Funds (RRIFs) by 25 per cent for 2020. https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/topics/registered-retirement-income-fund-rrif.html Supporting the delivery of items and personal outreach $9 million through United Way Canada for local organizations to support practical services to Canadian seniors. These services could include the delivery of groceries, medications, or …

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March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Travel Related Questions

New travel advisories were announced March 16, 2020, March 18, 2020 and March 25, 2020 U.S. – Canada joint initiative: Temporary restriction of travelers crossing the U.S.-Canada border for non-essential purposes  https://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/agency-agence/pm-covid19-eng.html  https://travel.gc.ca/returning/customs/entering-canada Financial Assistance for Canadians outside Canada https://travel.gc.ca/assistance/emergency-info/financial-assistance/covid-19-financial-help Eligible Canadians currently outside Canada who need financial assistance can contact the nearest Government of Canada office or Global Affairs Canada’s 24/7 Emergency …

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