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Updated April 28, 2020
Coming soon: Details on the temporary wage subsidy, support for seniors and updates on CERB & EI.

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Who can I call for information or to ask a question about financial support from Canadian government right now?

Covid-19 Canadian Aid and Benefits Information

1-800-O-Canada (1-800-622-6232) Canada Revenue Agency:

1-800-959-8281 help with MyAccount
1-800-387-1193 help with benefits
1-866-426-1527 help with benefits for callers in the North

You can also call the constituency office of your Member of Parliament. They can often help answer questions and get information to you. You can look up your local MP (using your postal code) here: https://www.ourcommons.ca/members/en/search

Government of Alberta:
Call: 1-310-0000 toll free in the province

You might also contact the constituency office of your MLA. You can look up your MLA here:http://www.assembly.ab.ca/net/index.aspx?p=mla_report&memPhoto=True&alphaboth=True&alphaindex=True&build=y&caucus=All&conoffice=True&legoffice=True&mememail=True
Call 2-1-1 for information about support in your community

Government of BC:
Call: 1-888-COVID-19

Text: 1-604-630-0300
You might also contact the constituency office of your MLA. You can look up your MLA here: https://www.leg.bc.ca/learn-about-us/members

You might also contact your local municipal office.
Call 2-1-1 for information about support in your community

Government of Manitoba:
Call: 1-866-626-4862 or live-chat at: https://www.gov.mb.ca/contact/

You might also contact the constituency office of your MLA. You can look up your MLA here: https://www.electionsmanitoba.ca/en/Voting/WhatsMyElectoralDivision

You might also contact your local municipal office.
Call 2-1-1 for information about support in your community

Government of New Brunswick:
Call: 1-800-442-9799 (for emergency financial help)

You might also contact the constituency (electoral division) office of your MLA. You can look up your MLA here: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/contacts/MLAReport.html

You might also contact your local municipal office.
Call 2-1-1 for information about support in your community

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador: Call: 1-833-771-0696

You might also contact the constituency (electoral division) office of your MLA. You can look up your MLA here: https://www.assembly.nl.ca/Members/members.aspx

You might also contact your local municipal office.
Call 2-1-1 for information about support in your community

Government of Nova Scotia: Call: 1-800-670-4357

You might also contact the constituency (electoral division) office of your MLA. You can look up your MLA here: https://enstools.electionsnovascotia.ca/edinfo2012/

You might also contact your local municipal office.
Call 2-1-1 for information about support in your community

Government of Ontario:
Call: 1-888-789-4199 (Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services – they handle benefits and financial help for Ontarians)

You might also contact the constituency office of your MPP. You can look up your MPP here: https://www.ola.org/en/members/current

You might also contact your local municipal office.
Call 2-1-1 for information about support in your community

Government of PEI :
Call: 1-800-236-5196

Call: 902-368-6440 (for social assistance)
You might also contact the constituency (electoral division) office of your MLA. You can look up your MLA here: https://www.assembly.pe.ca/members

You might also contact your local municipal office.
Call 2-1-1 for information about support in your community

Government of Quebec:
special line operated by the Red Cross : 1-800-863-6582 Financial Assistance: 1-877-644-4545

You might also contact the constituency (electoral division) office of your MNA. You can look up your MNA here: http://www.assnat.qc.ca/en/deputes/allaire-simon-17941/index.html

You might also contact your local municipal office.
Call 2-1-1 for information about support in your community

Government of Saskatchewan: Call: 1-800-667-6102

You might also contact the constituency office of your MLA. You can look up your MLA here: https://www.legassembly.sk.ca/mlas/mla-contact-information/

You might also contact your local municipal office.
Call 2-1-1 for information about support in your community

Government of NWT:
Call: (867) 767-9000

Government of Nunavut:
Call: (867) 975-5400

Government of Yukon:
Call: 1-800-661-0408