March 20th, 2020
Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan
Updated March 20, 2020. We will continue to update as information becomes available.
How to access financial support
The government has announced an economic response plan to address the impacts economic impacts of COVID-19 on workers and families facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. These measures will provide up to $27 billion in direct support to Canadian workers and businesses.
These measures include:
- Temporary income support for workers and parents
- Longer-term income support for workers
- Income support for low- and modest-income families
- Flexibility for taxpayers
- Mortgage management default tools
For more information and how to apply visit: https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/news/2020/03/canadas-covid-19-economic-response-plan-support-for-canadians-and-businesses.html
If you need assistance accessing these programs, please contact my office at 250-363-3600 or firstname.lastname@example.org. In recognition of COVID-19 my community office will only be providing services for constituents via email and phone. Our physical office is closed to walk-ins and not taking in-person appointments.
For credible information on COVID-19, how to protect yourself, your family and your community and what to do if you suspect you have the virus, please call 1-888-COVID19, text 604-630-0300 or visit www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19.