Legislation to Support Canadian Workers with Restoration Benefits has received Royal Assent.
Coupled with improved access to Employment Insurance, these recovery benefits will help workers in the next phase of recovery. https://t.co/xMiopY64T2 pic.twitter.com/VCphzKEjut
– Employment and Social Development Canada (@ESDC_GC) October 2, 2020
A new application is required every two weeks, and people can apply for the benefit up to 13 times.
“The government is committed to putting safeguards in place to protect Canadians against fraud and keep the system secure. To this end, the CRA is taking steps to implement additional verification and security measures upfront, to ensure that it only pays benefits to those who are entitled to receive them. In some cases, individuals will be asked to provide additional information so that their eligibility can be verified before their application is processed, ”read a press release from Employment and Social Development Canada.