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Date updated: April 3, 2020

Frauds and Scams- 5 tips during COVID-19

5 Tips to protect yourself from COVID-19 Related Fraud and Scams. Never click on links or attachments in unsolicited or suspicious emails Never give out your personal or financial information by email, text or phone Note that financial institutions like your bank will never ask you to give personal, login or account information by text…

File My Return 2019 FREE from Canada Revenue Agency

Simplify Your Taxes! File my Return is available again during 2019 tax-filing season to individuals who have low income or a fixed income and whose situations remain unchanged from year to year. Eligible individuals ONLY will be able to “File my Return”  by simply giving some personal information and answering a series of short questions…

Canadian Foundation for Economic Education

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) team works to promote and increase the literacy and ability of all Canadians in career development, financial, economic and enterprise.  Many seniors have questions about “Managing Your Money in Canada”.  CFEE organizes and carries out financial literacy workshops for seniors in partnership with town and smaller city mayors. Contact  1-888-570-7610 toll free…

Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada

The Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada, Inc.  can provide you with a debt management plan. Credit counselling services help you manage your finances and get out of debt. While it isn’t easy, with a little bit of help you can live a debt-free life. In addition, CCSAC provides financial education programs at the community level..

Who handles the finances in your household?

Does only one spouse or partner handle the family finances? If only one person knows about the accounts, bills, investments, and taxes, and that person becomes incapacitated, the partner now needs take over in the midst of potential tragedy. Imagine if you’re the finance and bill owner and you die. You not only leave your…

An Advance Care Planning Resource for Accessing Your Rights

The Advance Care Planning Resource aims to help you understand the laws in place in Canada to protect your right to choose the kinds of care you will receive now and in the future. This resource may also help you determine the legal requirements you need to make decisions and plan.  

CRA’s Facts on Taxes for Different Populations

 The Canada Revenue Agency has developed fact sheets for different populations  (seniors, students, indigenous people, newcomers, refugees, women in shelters). They also provide a general fact sheet on taxes.  For alternate formats,  language versions or more information, please contact the Outreach Program at 1-888-704-8110, 709-772-3334, or Outreach.ATL.RegionalCoordinator@cra-arc.gc.ca. Facts on Taxes in English for the following…

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