NO. Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative government has said no new eviction orders will be issued until further notice amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Landlords are encouraging tenants to reach out to them directly to discuss options.
Bank of Montreal, CIBC, National Bank of Canada, RBC Royal Bank, Scotiabank and TD Bank have stated that extensiond and/or deferrals will be granted on a case-by-case basis to assist those disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The banks will defer mortgage, loan and credit card payments for up to 6 months. Other lenders have been advised by the Canadian governement to do the same. Each customer must contact their lender to review their case.
Bank of Montreal 1 (877) 225-5266
Scotiabank 1 (800) 472-6842
TD 1 (866) 222-3456
RBC 1 (800) 769-2511
National Bank 1 (888) 835-6281
Yes. Many stores deliver products via Instacart. There is a delivery fee of $3.99 or you can choose a subscription and avoid the delivery fee. Zehrs, Walmart, Shoppers, Loblaws and M&M foods are currently available on the site.
Your local food bank is open. Find a FoodBank in your area.
The Ford government will temporarily end time of use electricity rates and move all consumers onto what was the lowest rate as more people are forced home during the day due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bell and Rogers removed data usage caps for customers on limited home internet plans until May 31.
Phone companies are offering reduced rate plans. You must call your own provider for more details. For existing customers, they are looking at each situation on a case by case basis.
There is no clear answer for this question. You are encouraged to contact your provider as they are making the decision on a case by case basis.
The Government is proposing to increase the maximum annual CCB payment amounts, only for the 2019-20 benefit year, by $300 per child.
The overall increase for families receiving CCB will be approximately $550 on average; these families will receive an extra $300 per child as part of their May payment.
Yes. The deadline to file your income tax and benefit return will be deferred until June 1, 2020.
The deadline to pay any balance due for your individual income tax and benefit return for 2019 has been extended from April 30, 2020, to September 1, 2020. This means you will not be assessed any penalties or interest if your balance due is paid by September 1, 2020.
Most municipalities are waiving late fees and City-imposed non-sufficient funds (NSF) charges for tax bills for a period of time. Most have indicated they will not cut off any service for a specified time period (like water). Click on the link for your municipality for more details.