David Yurdiga, MP

Federal Government Resources (COVID-19)

Support for individuals

Individuals and families

  • Increasing the Canada Child Benefit. Apply: [Click Here]
  • Special Goods and Services Tax credit payment. More Information [Click Here]
  • Extra time to file income tax returns. More Information [Click Here]
  • Mortgage support. More Information [Click Here]

People facing loss of income

  • Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). Apply:[Click Here]

Indigenous peoples

  • Indigenous Community Support Fund. Apply: [Click Here]
  • Supporting preparedness in First Nations and Inuit communities. More Information: [Click Here]

In addition to the measures above, Indigenous peoples can also access benefits listed under Support for individuals and Support for businesses.


People who need it most

  • Enhancing the Reaching Home initiative. More Information: [Click Here]
  • Women's shelters and sexual assault centres. More Information: [Click Here]
  • Youth support: mental health. More Information: [Click Here]

Seniors

  • Reduced minimum withdrawals for Registered Retirement Income Funds. More Information: [Click Here]
  • Supporting the delivery of items and personal outreach. More Information: [Click Here]
  • Immediate and essential services through the New Horizons for Seniors Program. More Information: [Click Here]

Students and recent graduates

  • Suspend repayment and interest on Canada Student Loans and Canada Apprentice Loans.                                    More information: [Click Here]
  • Temporary changes to Canada Summer Jobs program. [Click Here]

Support for businesses

Avoiding layoffs and rehiring employees

  • Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy. More Information: [Click Here]
  • Temporary 10% Wage Subsidy. More Information: [Click Here]
  • Extending the Work-Sharing program. Apply: [Click Here]
  • Temporary changes to Canada Summer Jobs program. More Information [Click Here]

Deferred payments

  • More time to pay income taxes. More Information: [Click Here]
  • Deferral of Sales Tax Remittance and Customs Duty Payments until June. More Information: [Click Here]

Access to credit

  • Establishing a Business Credit Availability Program. More Information [Click Here]
  • Canada Emergency Business Account. More Information: [Click Here]

Supporting financial stability

  • Launching an Insured Mortgage Purchase Program. More Information [Click Here]
  • Bank of Canada's actions. More Information: [Click Here]
  • Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions actions. More Information: [Click Here]

Support for self-employed individuals

  • Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). Apply: [Click Here]
  • Deferral of Sales Tax Remittance and Customs Duty Payments until June. More Information: [Click Here]
  • More time to pay income taxes. More Information: [Click Here]

Support for industries

  • Increasing credit available for agriculture, fisheries and aquaculture. More Information: [Click Here]
  • Support for airports. More Information: [Click Here]
  • Support for broadcasters - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) will not issue letters requesting payment for Part I licence fees by broadcasters for the 2020–21 fiscal year.

    The Government will provide the CRTC with an equivalent amount to the waived Part I licence fees to support CRTC's operations.