All posts by: CRB-Advisor

Canada.ca – The Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit

From: Department of Finance Canada Canada is on the road to economic recovery and employment is now back to pre-pandemic levels. This is thanks to the resilience of employers and hard work of Canadians. The government is making adjustments to pandemic... Read More

Canada Recovery Benefits (CRB) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) – November 6th, 2020 update

Canada Recovery Benefits (CRB) – FAQ (last update: November 6th, 2020) The Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) gives income support to employed and self-employed individuals who are directly affected by COVID-19 and are not entitled to Employment Insurance (EI) benefits. The CRB is... Read More

CRB – Understanding the eligibility periods

How eligibility periods work Each Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) eligibility period is a specific 2-week period. When you apply, you will receive a $1,000 ($900 after taxes withheld) payment for the period that you applied for. The CRB does not renew automatically. You must... Read More

Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) Overview

  The Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) gives income support to employed and self-employed individuals who are directly affected by COVID-19 and are not entitled to Employment Insurance (EI) benefits. The CRB is administered by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). If you are... Read More

Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) —

Canada Recovery Sickness Benefits (CRSB) – FAQ (last update: November 6th, 2020)   Eligibility Who is eligible for the Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit? The Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit will be available to residents in Canada who are present in Canada... Read More

How to apply Canada Emergency Response Benefit —

On August 20th, 2020 the Government of Canada announced changes to the Employment Insurance (EI) program and new income support benefits that will better support Canadians. Extra 4 weeks available – CERB extended from 24 weeks to 28 weeks for workers who: stopped... Read More

Canada Recovery Benefits (CRB) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) – June 28th, 2021 update

Canada Recovery Benefits (CRB) – FAQ (update: June 28th, 2021) We will keep a copy of last CRB update from Canada.ca site to keep the government accountable for their announcement. Eligibility Why are the Recovery Benefits replacing the Canada Emergency... Read More

CRB – How to apply —

Before you apply You will have to answer a series of questions to determine your eligibility to CRB. Confirm you are currently registered with the CRA Have you applied for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) or the Canada Emergency... Read More

CRB – Renewing your payments

You must re-apply every 2 weeks The CRB does not renew automatically. To keep getting your payments, you must re-apply after each period, up to a maximum of 25 periods. Extended To confirm the number of periods you have already received the... Read More

How to return a CRB overpayment

Why you would send CRB back Your situation may have changed since you first applied or you may have made a mistake when applying. If you are not eligible for the benefit, you will have to return any payments you... Read More