Through the hard work of Canadians, and a successful vaccination campaign, we have reached a turning point in the fight against COVID-19. Our government has now surpassed its target of creating a million new jobs.
We are taking targeted action to ensure we create jobs and spur economic growth - a final boost in support to ensure we have a robust recovery for everyone.
Beginning October 24, 2021, the following benefits are available for workers:
Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit
Will provide $300 per week in income support for workers who are unable to work due to a local lockdown anytime between October 24, 2021 and May 7, 2022. For further details on the lockdown benefit, visit the link, here.
To find tailored financial help during Covid-19, answer the questionnaire available, here.
The Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB)
Provides $500 per week for up to a maximum of two weeks for workers who:
The CRSB will be available until May 7, 2022 for a maximum duration of benefits for 6 weeks.
To determine whether you're eligible for the CRSB, visit the following link, here.
The Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB)
Provides $500 per week for up to 44 weeks per household for workers:
To determine whether you're eligible for the CRCB, visit the following link, here.