The Voice of Canadians With Breast Cancer

your path to accessing financial resources


Resource Profile

Government of Canada, Employment and Social Development Canada
Income supplement

26 consecutive weeks of benefits; these can be shared.  Up to 55 percent of your earnings, to a maximum of $547 per week.

For those need to be away from work temporarily to give care or support to someone who is gravely ill and who has a significant risk of death within 26 weeks .

Apply online.

Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland & Labrador, Yukon, Nunavut, Northwest Territories

See the following website for appeals.

Phone: 1-800-206-7218
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