What is the Canada Emergency Response Benefit?
If you have stopped working because of COVID-19, the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) may provide you with temporary income support. The CERB provides $500 a week for up to 16 weeks.
The benefit will be available to workers:
You do not need extensive documentation immediately to apply for the CERB.
You will need to provide:
You could be asked to provide additional documentation to verify your eligibility at a future date.