Federal Government announces tax-free payment for seniors

Must Read

50 to 60 percent of SD60 students expected to return to class starting June 1

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Many students across the province will be returning to school on Monday, June 1,...

BC sees another decrease in active cases, no new deaths reported as of Friday

VICTORIA, B.C. – The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Northern Health Region is still at 63...

Three new cases of COVID-19 reported in Grande Prairie

GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. - Alberta Health is reporting three new positive cases of COVID-19 in Grande Prairie.
Adam Reaburn
Adam Reaburnhttps://energeticcity.ca/
Adam moved to Fort St. John in 2004 and he now owns both Moose FM and Energeticcity.ca

OTTAWA, O.N. – The Federal Government has announced a tax-free payment or seniors fo $300.

The payment will be sent to seniors eligible for the Old Age Security pension with another $200 for seniors eligible for the Guaranteed Income Supplement.

“Seniors have helped shape the Canada we know and love today. Supporting seniors during this difficult time is essential. With an additional $300 for OAS recipients plus a further $200 for GIS recipients, we are helping Canadian seniors get the support they need during the pandemic.”, said Deb Schulte, Minister of Seniors.

- Advertisement -

Community Interviews with Moose FM

The Federal Government says there are 6.7 million seniors who are eligible for the Old Age Security pension.

On top of this funding, the Federal Government provided another $20 million to support organizations that offer community-based projects to help seniors.

More Articles Like This