Governments at all levels are mobilizing to assist Canadians who are suffering economic hardship during the pandemic. These include:

  • deferral of mortgage and loan payments by banking institutions;
  • deferral of utility payments; and
  • self-isolation support payments.

These resources can be found on

The Canadian government is providing support as well:

  • EI waiting period has been waived;
  • income support is being offered for people providing care to others in the household;
  • extension of the filing of 2019 income tax returns to June 1, 2020; and
  • deferral of 2019 income tax payments to August 31, 2020.

These resources are available on