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Over 7200 meals have been delivered to those affected by homelessness through the Meals to Motels Program. Learn more here.

The numbers are in! Thanks to you and our incredible community partners, over 7200 meals have been provided to homeless individuals, couples and families sheltering in hotels during the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2020, the highest number of meals stood at 912 during the month of June. In January, 2021 however,

#FinancialFridays: Are you 65 years or older? You may qualify for the Canada Guaranteed Income Supplement.

Have you heard about the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)? The GIS is a federal monthly payment which is based on income and is available to low-income Old Age Security pensioners. It is not taxable. You may qualify if… You are a senior 65 years or older. You receive the Old

Struggling with high energy costs? You may qualify for energy saving upgrades. Learn more here.

Struggling with high energy bills? You may qualify for energy saving upgrades under our United Way Energy Assistance Pilot Project / Energy Affordability Program. Our Pilot Project can help guide you to energy saving programs and supports. We can also provide you with specialized service based on your needs and

Receive Covid-19 government benefits? Your 2020 personal taxes may be affected.

How do the COVID-19 benefits impact your income tax return? If you received the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB), Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB), Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB), or Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB) payments, these are considered taxable income, and you will have to