COVID-19 benefits and services

Benefits to help Canadians and businesses facing hardship as a result of the global COVID-19 outbreak.

Services and information

Employment Insurance (EI)

Employment Insurance (EI) has changed to support more Canadians through the pandemic.

Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB)

Income support if you must stop work to care for dependents due to closures, high risk and caregiver availability.

Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB)

Up to 6 weeks of support if you are sick or must self-isolate due to COVID-19.

Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit (CWLB)

Income support for employed or self-employed workers unable to work due to a designated regional COVID-19 lockdown.

Wage and hiring support for businesses

Employee wages or hiring expenses support for Canadian employers affected by COVID-19.

Rent and property expense support for businesses

Commercial rent and property expense support for Canadian businesses affected by COVID-19

Consult the COVID-19 benefits available to you

Answer questions about your personal situation and find the benefits that may help you.

COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

All financial support and services for individuals, businesses, and industries affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.

Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) Ended

The CRB has now ended. The CRA will continue to accept and process retroactive applications until December 22, 2021.

Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) Closed

How to repay the CERB, the impact on your taxes and if your application needs validation.

Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) Closed

How to repay the CESB, the impact on your taxes and if your application needs validation.


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