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Date updated: March 3, 2020

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…

Find a free tax clinic in your area. Income Taxes

Free tax clinics are generally offered between March and April across Canada; some are even open year-round. Find a tax preparation clinic in your area. Community Volunteer Income Tax Program: Through this CRA program, community organizations across Canada host tax clinics where volunteers complete tax returns for eligible individuals at no charge. Volunteer help is generally…

Canada Pension Plan Enhancement – Canada Revenue Agency

The Canada Pension Plan enhancement – Businesses, individuals and self-employed: what it means for you. From: Canada Revenue Agency On January 1, 2019, Canadians will contribute more to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). This change, known as the CPP enhancement, is designed to help increase retirement income for working Canadians and their families.

Seniors: for family and other caregivers.

Do you take care of a loved one? This is an informative website with some good information and links to federal resources about caregiving. Please note – any provincial links contain Ontario-specific information.

Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Services sets standards for and evaluates businesses, charities, advertisements… BBB alerts customers and businesses to unfair or illegal practices and schemes in Canada (nationally and locally). Services for NL are carried out online, by phone from Halifax through the BBB Atlantic Offices (see below). Contact by telephone Toll free: 1-877-663-2363 or by E-mail:…

Consumer Advisories and Alerts – Helps Consumers Make Informed Decisions

Consumer Advisories and Alerts webpage that provides a consolidation of information for consumers interested in bad business practices, public advisories, consumer alerts and consumer product recalls. The updated webpage is easy to navigate, giving consumers’ quick access to information to help them make informed choices and protect their health. The webpage will be reviewed and…

Seniors and Aging Division -NL

The Seniors and Aging Division works with other government departments and agencies to promote healthy aging across the lifespan. The Division acts as a centre of expertise and knowledge on aging and seniors. The main functions of the Division is are to oversee the implementation of seniors and aging initiatives and adult protection. Goals of…

Provincial Advisory Council on Aging and Seniors

The Provincial Advisory Council on Aging and Seniors (PACAS) is a volunteer council of thirteen individuals from throughout the province. PACAS advises and informs the Provincial Government on issues, concerns, and requirements of older adults. The Council ensures that the Provincial Government considers the perspective of older adults when developing current and future policies for…

CARP – ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION FOR OLDER CANADIANS

CARP is Canada’s largest advocacy association for older Canadians. Formerly known as Canadian Association for Retired Persons, CARP has grown to over 300,000 members. CARP’s mission includes advocating for social change that will bring: Financial security Reasonable and timely access to health care Freedom from ageism CARP: Publishes Zoomer Magazine nine times a year Sponsors…

Sexual Violence – LEGAL SUPPORT NAVIGATION SERVICE – The Journey Project

COVID-19 UPDATE: MARCH 9 2021 Both PLIAN offices are CLOSED in both St. John’s and Labrador (as of February 15, 2021). The Journey Project continues to offer their services remotely. You can reach The Journey Project team at the following: Phone: 709-722-2805 (St. John’s local) Toll-Free/VRS: 1-833-722-2805 email: support@journeyprojectnl.com To reach a specific Legal Support…

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