Support for Seniors

Last updated May 12th, 2020

Minimum RRIF withdrawals

Required minimum withdrawals from RRIFs have been reduced by 25 per cent for 2020.

Who can apply: Anyone with RRIFs.

Available: Currently available.

On May 12th 2020, Seniors Minister Deb Schulte announced funding to help seniors struggling financially because of COVID-19. Seniors who qualify for Old Age Security (OAS) will be eligible for a one-time, tax-free payment of $300, and those eligible for the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) will get an extra $200. Those eligible for both will receive $500.

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