The Government is providing additional financial relief to the province's most vulnerable seniors. As part of Ontario’s Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19, the government is doubling Guaranteed Annual Income System (GAINS) payments to help low-income seniors during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Province is issuing the first doubled GAINS payments today. Recipients will receive up to $166 per month for individuals and $332 per month for couples. These doubled payments will continue for six months and provide an additional $75 million to 194,000 vulnerable seniors.
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