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Guaranteed Annual Income System payments for low-income seniors will be doubled for six months

Guaranteed Annual Income System payments for low-income seniors will be doubled for six months

On March 25, 2020, the Ontario government announced a temporary top-up to payments made through the Ontario Guaranteed Annual Income System (GAINS). Beginning in April 2020, monthly GAINS payment amounts will be doubled for a period of six months. This action will provide additional and immediate financial support to low-income Ontario seniors who may need more help to cover essential expenses during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Read more at:  https://www.ontario.ca/page/guaranteed-annual-income-system-payments-seniors