Each level of government offers its own programs and services to seniors. Below you’ll find some of these programs.
Guaranteed Income Supplement/Old Age Security is a federal monthly non-taxable benefit that is paid to eligible pensioners, in addition to the basic monthly Old Age Security (OAS) amount.
Service Canada provides Canadians with a single point of access to a wide range of government services and benefits. We are committed to improving services for Canadians by working with partners to provide access to the full range of government services and benefits that Canadians want and need through the Internet, by telephone, in person or by mail.
Veterans Affairs Canada: targeted services and benefits to improve the well-being of current or former member of the CAF or RCMP, or a family member.
Social Insurance Number Program: The Social Insurance Number (SIN) is a 9 digit number that you need to work in Canada or to have access to government programs and benefits.
Québec Pension Plan is a compulsory public insurance plan for workers age 18 and over whose annual employment income is greater than $3500. Its purpose is to provide persons who work in Québec (or have worked in Québec) and their families with basic financial protection in the event of retirement, death or disability.
Quebec programs and services for seniors: Complete information on the different programs and services for seniors, offered by government departments and agencies.
Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec administers the public health and prescription drug insurance plans. It also remunerates health professionals.