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Income and Affordability Survey

The Office of the Seniors Advocate is undertaking a survey of B.C. seniors living on low incomes to identify challenges and determine if the financial supports available to them meet their needs. The survey will be mailed out to randomly-selected recipients of the B.C. Senior’s Supplement. The survey deadline is April 8, 2022.

Home Support Survey 2021/22

Home Support Survey Deadline Extended: March 4, 2022
The Office of the Seniors Advocate has launched the second province-wide survey of Home Support recipients and their families/caregivers. All home support clients and their family/caregivers are invited to participate in this survey.

Income Support Impacted by CERB

The Canadian Economic Recovery Benefit (CERB) in 2020 may have impacted your federal Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) payments.

Wildfires in B.C.

More than 1500 properties in B.C. remain under evacuation order due to wildfires raging nearby.

Heatwave 2021

A heatwave can be challenging for many British Columbians, especially the elderly.

Tax Preparation

The deadline to file taxes is April 30, 2021. Here are some tips.