An update about the COVID-19 Disability financial assistance

Creating an Accessible Canada
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Bill C-20, An Act Respecting Further COVID-19 Measures, received Royal Assent today, and also came into force. This Act includes the one-time financial assistance of up to $600 to people with disabilities. It’s a done deal.

As a reminder, to be eligible for the funding you must be a recipient of one of the following programs or benefits:

* A Disability Tax Credit certificate provided by the Canada Revenue
  Agency;Canada Pension Plan
* Disability benefit or Quebec Pension Plan disability benefit
* Disability supports provided by Veterans Affairs Canada.

You can read more about this Act at: https://www.parl.ca/LegisInfo/BillDetails.aspx?Language=E&billId=10833096