MAY 3, applications open for the Ontario COVID-19 Child Benefit, which provides $400 for children aged 0-Grade 12, and $500 for children and youth aged 0-21 with special education needs.
Applications are open until May 17 – for those who did not receive Support for Learners payments. Information on eligibility and how to apply can be found here: https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-ontario-covid-19-child-benefit
For those who received Support for Learners payments, the government began automatically providing payments beginning on April 26. Over one million payments have been provided to date.