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Lost my job

These benefits can get you money while you figure out what's next.

Common lost my job benefits

Federal

This program provides short term financial assistance to people who are unable to work because of sickness, injury or quarantine.

Up to $638 per week.

Tax filing required

Federal

Self-employed Canadians can access Employment Insurance (EI) special benefits by entering into an agreement or registering with the Canada Employment Insurance Commission.

Up to $638 per week.

Tax filing required

Federal

This program provides financial assistance to people who must take time away from work to provide care to an injured or gravely ill person.

Up to $638 per week.

Tax filing required

Federal

This program provides short term financial assistance to people who are unemployed through no fault of their own.

Up to $638 per week.

Tax filing required

Federal

Are you having financial difficulties because of low or no income? The Canadian Forces Income Support is a tax-free, monthly benefit to help low-income Veterans, survivors, and dependent children.

Tax filing not required