Language Guide to Federal and Provincial Income Benefits for Those Struggling to Make Ends Meet

Updated: Apr 3

Benefit Information:


The Government of Canada unveiled some updates and improvements to its emergency income supports for workers who have lost income and work because of COVID-19.


Please see below for simplified language guide for those who may be entitled to benefits.


Benefit Information – Updated April 1, 2020


Please circulate and adapt as an open source document.


Compiled by Dr. Jennifer Robson, Carleton University using online information. Any errors or omissions are the author’s or reflect information as at April 2, 2020.


Please circulate and adapt as an open source document.

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