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Child and Old-Age Benefits

Canada Child Benefit

If you are taking care of your children who are aged 18 years and below, you may be eligible for the Canada Child Benefit (CCB).
It is a tax-free monthly financial support to eligible families to help them cover the cost of raising children under 18 years old. To calculate your benefits, Canada Revenue Agency uses information from your income tax and benefit return.

In Manitoba CCB includes the child disability benefit.


Manitoba Child Benefit

If you have minor dependents and you have just moved off from welfare, the Manitoba Child Benefit will provide you financial assistance to help in supporting your children. It also provides parents with additional assistance to help with some of the costs of prescription eyeglasses for their children.

Learn more about Manitoba Child Benefit and see if you are eligible.


55 Plus Program

The 55 PLUS Program is a Manitoba Income Supplement that provides quarterly benefits to Manitobans who are 55 years of age and over, and whose incomes are within certain levels. Eligibility is based on income reported in your tax return from the previous year.

Visit the Manitoba Employment and Income Assistance for more information about 55 Plus Program.