#PSA: Applications To The Canada Emergency Response Benefit Are Now Open!; #CERB #COVID19 #CdnTax

Applications to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit are now open! If you were born in January, February, or March, time for you to apply for the #CERB today! Find out more at ow.ly/IuAs50z5Ix9 #COVID19 #CdnTax.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) information for Canadians including links to disease updates, travel advice, how to be prepared, symptoms, prevention, risk, Canada’s response, current case numbers, answers to questions and links to printable resources. Public Health Agency of Canada/@CanRevAgency

What is the Canada Emergency Response Benefit?

If you have stopped working because of COVID-19, the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) may provide you with temporary income support. The CERB provides $500 a week for up to 16 weeks.

Who is eligible?

The benefit will be available to workers:

  • Residing in Canada, who are at least 15 years old;
  • Who have stopped working because of COVID-19 and have not voluntarily quit their job or are eligible for EI regular or sickness benefits;
  • Who had income of at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months prior to the date of their application; and
  • Who are or expect to be without employment or self-employment income for at least 14 consecutive days in the initial four-week period. For subsequent benefit periods, they expect to have no employment or self-employment income.

START YOUR APPLICATION HERE

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