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Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

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As you may know, the Federal Government has introduced legislation to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19. The legislation provides for the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) – a taxable benefit that would provide $2,000 a month for up to four months for workers who have lost their income as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

CERB Update – August 21, 2020 – CLICK HERE

Click here for eligibility and how to apply for CERB

B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers – Applications Open May 1, 2020

The B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers will provide a one-time $1,000 payment to people whose ability to work has been affected due to COVID-19.  Eligibility criteria:

  • B.C. residents who receive the new federal Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) are eligible, including people who have run out of employment insurance (EI) benefits and now qualify for the CERB
  • People will need to state that they have filed or will file a 2019 B.C. income tax return to complete the application for the B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers

For more details click here.
If you have any questions about CERB please email industryrelations@ubcpactra.ca


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