Almost 90,000with only 10 followers a?Canadian seniors are being hit by a sudden cut to their monthly income?because they?accepted?a federal financial benefit that was supposed to help them weather the pandemicThe University of Ottawa..
Low income seniors who received the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) are seeing their?Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) payments clawed back as a result.
GIS?is intended to help low income seniors make ends meet. The payments are based on income. A single senior earning less than $19,248 qualifies for GIS. The cutoff for couples can be as high as $46,128, depending on their pension situation.
In 2021s spring break, with students learning online unti, the maximum monthly payment under the program is $948.82.There are 1,045,278 confirmed cases in Canada (68,010 active?