The Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) is open for applications as of 6 a.m. (ET) May 15, 2020. To get ready to apply, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is encouraging eligible students to register for CRA direct deposit either through the CRA or via their financial institution. In addition to their Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and other (SIN) based government benefit payments, eligible students can now have their CESB paid directly into their account once they have applied to the CRA to receive the payment. Learn more about how to apply HERE.
The Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) offers relief measures for small Canadian businesses. It is designed to provide additional capital to small businesses to see them through the current economic disruption and uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information or to download the application CLICK HERE.
On March 18, the Government of Canada announced immediate action to assist Canadians facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. One of these measures includes a flexible 25% reduction of the required 2020 RRIF minimum payment to provide relief to concerned seniors who are required to redeem assets in this volatile market. For more information, please contact us by email [email protected] or phone 250.495.6522
We remain committed to providing you with the highest level of service and support during this crisis. Our team is still here for you Tuesday to Saturday. Our physical branch may be reduced for hours but we are not closed. Here are some ways to continue to access your money, pay bills, borrow and invest.
If you are faced with financial challenges related to the economic disruption caused by this global pandemic, OCU is here to help you. If you are a borrowing Member of Osoyoos Credit Union, either personal or business, please reach out to the loan department. If you are a renter and can’t find available funds to pay your rent, please reach out to us. We are committed to providing you with customized relief for your situation. You don’t have to weather this alone. Please call (250) 495-6522.
If you are concerned in regards to accessing services at the credit union in any way please contact us so we can assist you.
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