Support for Seniors

In May, the Federal Government announced additional measures to help Canadian seniors with increased costs due to COVID-19. Seniors built this country and made it strong. We owe it to them to help now.

This federal support is a one-time tax-free payment of $300 for seniors receiving Old Age Security (OAS), plus an additional $200 for seniors eligible for the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS).

Other measures announcement this morning include:

  • Expanding the New Horizons for Seniors Program with an additional investment of $20 million to support organizations that offer community-based projects that reduce isolation, improve the quality of life of seniors, and help them maintain a social support network.
  • Temporarily extending GIS and Allowance payments if seniors’ 2019 income information has not been assessed. This will ensure that the most vulnerable seniors continue to receive their benefits when they need them the most. To avoid an interruption in benefits, seniors are encouraged to submit their 2019 income information as soon as possible and no later than by October 1, 2020.

These measures are on top of the already administered GST credit of $375, which was provided to low and mid-income seniors in April.

For more information, please visit: https://pm.gc.ca/en/news/news-releases/2020/05/12/prime-minister-announces-additional-support-canadian-seniors

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David Sweet, M.P.

The Conservative climate plan will hold the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitter - China - to account by implementing Carbon Border Tariffs. We won’t let the Chinese Communist Party hold the world hostage anymore over this issue!

www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/united-states/2021-04-13/competition-china-can-save-planet

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The Conservative climate plan will hold the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitter - China - to account by implementing Carbon Border Tariffs. We won’t let the Chinese Communist Party hold the world hostage anymore over this issue!

https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/united-states/2021-04-13/competition-china-can-save-planet

#cndpoli Conservative Party of Canada - Parti conservateur du Canada

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China will laugh at us. They will never be held to account. No other country in the world would be willing to stand shoulder to shoulder with Canada when it comes to sanctions on China, everyone of them are sucking up to them. I think that more should be done on the human rights front, like expelling their diplomats until the two Michaels are released. That should be just a start.

Oh, knock it off. Stop these lock downs. We've had enough.

Thank you for this!!

Are you kidding or just dreaming in technicolour. Truturd doesn't have the guts to do it!

YES

Thanks

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Our Conservative plan will secure an environment that our future generations will enjoy and prosper from! It will fight climate change, hold foreign nations accountable and make Canada competitive — while not burdening Canadians with an ever increasing tax! cpcassets.conservative.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/15104504/24068610becf2561.pdf ... See MoreSee Less

Our Conservative Party of Canada - Parti conservateur du Canada plan will secure an environment that our future generations will enjoy and prosper from! It will fight climate change, hold foreign nations accountable and make Canada competitive — while not burdening Canadians with an ever increasing tax! https://cpcassets.conservative.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/15104504/24068610becf2561.pdfImage attachment

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David, Erin O'Toole said no to carbon taxes when he was campaigning, now all in. Why is the Conservative party moving left? We need a conservative choice.

Fight climate change with a carbon tax, frequent flyer tax, and a tax on cottages? I think you and Erin O'Toole may have signed up for the wrong party... Suggest you check out the NDP or Green Party.

Now this is the topic?? Agenda.

Wake up! No one can secure environment with natural causes, they can only ensure discipline such as no littering, proper pick up of garbage, cleaning, planting trees, etc. Without risk there will be no technology, progress and improvements. We shouldn't go backwards just to satisfy impossible dreams of controlling unforeseen and natural occurrences, we need to develope our common sense and be smart. What we do is drive away jobs, wealth and resources to China and other foreign countries giving up what we perceived as controlling environment problems. Other countries won't control but produce the same we gave up without maintained processes bringing worse climate situation and controlling us with our dependence on their supplies. Remember the PPE China won't supply as leverage, until we decide to produce locally, now the vaccine....

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