Government of Canada issuing one-time grant payment this week for Guaranteed Income Supplement recipients who received pandemic benefits

GATINEAU, QC, April 19, 2022 /CNW/ – The Government of Canada is committed to supporting vulnerable, low-income seniors who are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19.

The Government of Canada is providing a one-time grant payment this week to Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) and Allowance recipients who received the Canada Emergency Response Benefit or the Canada Recovery Benefit in 2020. This measure was announced in the 2021 Economic and Fiscal Update .

The one-time grant payments will alleviate the financial hardship of seniors who qualified and received pandemic benefits in 2020, and who faced a reduction or loss of GIS benefits […]

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