Benefits payment calendar

Below you will find dates for recurring Government of Canada benefit payments, including some provincial and territorial benefit programs administered by the Canada Revenue Agency. If you have signed up for direct deposit, payments will be automatically deposited in your bank account on these dates.

Canada Pension Plan

Includes the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) retirement pension and disability, children's and survivor benefits.

All payment dates

  • January 29, 2018
  • February 26, 2018
  • March 27, 2018
  • April 26, 2018
  • May 29, 2018
  • June 27, 2018
  • July 27, 2018
  • August 29, 2018
  • September 26, 2018
  • October 29, 2018
  • November 28, 2018
  • December 20, 2018

Old Age Security

Includes Old Age Security pension, Guaranteed Income Supplement, Allowance and Allowance for the Survivor.

All payment dates

  • January 29, 2018
  • February 26, 2018
  • March 27, 2018
  • April 26, 2018
  • May 29, 2018
  • June 27, 2018
  • July 27, 2018
  • August 29, 2018
  • September 26, 2018
  • October 29, 2018
  • November 28, 2018
  • December 20, 2018

Veterans Affairs Canada - Disability pension

All payment dates

  • December 21, 2017
  • January 30, 2018
  • February 27, 2018
  • March 28, 2018
  • April 27, 2018
  • May 30, 2018
  • June 28, 2018
  • July 30, 2018
  • August 30, 2018
  • September 27, 2018
  • October 30, 2018
  • November 29, 2018
  • December 21, 2018

Canada child benefit

The Canada child benefit has replaced the Canada child tax benefit and the universal child care benefit effective July 2016.

All payment dates

  • January 19, 2018
  • February 20, 2018
  • March 20, 2018
  • April 20, 2018
  • May 18, 2018
  • June 20, 2018
  • July 20, 2018
  • August 20, 2018
  • September 20, 2018
  • October 19, 2018
  • November 20, 2018
  • December 13, 2018

Working income tax benefit

All payment dates

  • January 5, 2018
  • April 5, 2018
  • July 5, 2018
  • October 5, 2018

Goods and services tax / harmonized sales tax (GST/HST) credit

All payment dates

  • January 5, 2018
  • April 5, 2018
  • July 5, 2018
  • October 5, 2018

Ontario trillium benefit (OTB)

All payment dates

  • January 10, 2018
  • February 9, 2018
  • March 9, 2018
  • April 10, 2018
  • May 10, 2018
  • June 8, 2018
  • July 10, 2018
  • August 10, 2018
  • September 10, 2018
  • October 10, 2018
  • November 9, 2018
  • December 10, 2018

Alberta family employment tax credit

All payment dates

  • January 26, 2018
  • July 27, 2018
  • January 25, 2019

Alberta child benefit (ACB)

All payment dates

  • February 27, 2018
  • May 25, 2018
  • August 27, 2018
  • November 27, 2018
  • February 27, 2019
  • May 27, 2019
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