Housing benefits

Includes information on the GST/HST new housing rebate, financial assistance to repair your home, improve accessibility of housing for disabled occupants and increase your home’s energy-efficiency.


GST/HST new housing rebate

Information on how you may be eligible for a rebate on part of the GST/HST or the federal part of the GST/HST that you paid for the construction or purchase of most newly constructed or substantially renovated house.

Buying a home

Includes programs and services to help you purchase, renovate, and adapt your house or condominium.


Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program – on reserve

Receive financial assistance if you are a Band member and need to repair your home to a minimum level of health and safety, or to improve the accessibility of housing for disabled persons.

Home Adaptations for Seniors' Independence Program – on reserve

Apply for assistance if you are a senior looking to make adaptations to your home or apartment.


Costs to buy, maintain and sell a home

Information on closing costs, additional costs to buying a home, property taxes, condominium fees, ongoing maintenance costs, and costs to sell a home.


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My Service Canada Account

Provides convenient and secure access to view and update your Employment Insurance, Canada Pension Plan, and Old Age Security information online.

Employment Insurance Maternity and Parental Benefits

Learn about income programs for individuals who are pregnant, have recently given birth, are adopting a child, or are caring for a newborn.

Vanier CGS

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship three year scholarships awards of $50,000 per year helps Canada’s universities attract highly qualified doctoral students who have displayed academic excellence, research potential, and leadership.

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