Benefits to help your family with the costs of raising children, including benefits for raising a child with a disability, Employment Insurance (EI) benefits such as maternity and parental leave and compassionate care plus calculators to estimate benefit payment amounts to which you may be entitled.
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Apply for benefits if you are pregnant, have recently given birth, are adopting a child, or are caring for a newborn.
Apply for benefits if you are a parent away from work to care for your critically ill or injured child.
Apply for benefits if you have to be away from work to provide care for a gravely ill family member who is in significant risk of death.
Apply for the new Canada Child Benefit that replaces the past system of child benefits.
Apply for income support if you have been away from work to cope with death or disappearance of your child, as a result of a probable Criminal Code offense.
Apply to receive a tax-free benefit if you are a family caring for a child with a disability and learn how the benefit is calculated.
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The GST/HST credit is a tax-free quarterly payment that helps individuals and families with low or modest incomes offset all or part of the GST or HST that they pay.
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