April 11: Community Information Session on Federal Credits and Benefits, Thunder Bay

March 29, 2018

The Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre would like to invite you to our upcoming community information session on:


  • Learn more about the Canada Child Benefit & the Child Disability Benefit, and some of the common issues surrounding these benefits.
  • What happens to your benefits after separation or divorce? What are some of the issues with the CRA’s review process?
  • What kind of information and types of documents are relevant to the CRA if you are under review? Where can you turn for assistance?
  • Understand the eligibility criteria & how to apply for federal energy credits, property tax credits, GST/HST credits & more.
  • In what situations do you need to claim tax exempt income in order to receive your benefits?
  • Find out if you are eligible for free tax help.
  • PLUS... CRA representatives will be on after the session to answer your questions one on one!

Presented by:

  • Larissa Speak/Melanie MacKenzie -Staff Lawyers, Kinna-aweya Legal Clinic
  • Sharon Corston - Co-ordinator, Community Volunteer Income Tax Program
  • Erin Jeffery- Outreach Officer, Canada Revenue Agency

Session is FREE & open to ALL. Space is limited; to reserve your seat, please contact the Northwestern Ontario Women’s Centre

tel: (807) 345-7802 or e-mail: nowcproject@tbaytel.net

Event Information:

When: Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Where: Italian Cultural Centre, 132 Algoma St., Thunder Bay

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