Finance & Tax
1. Canada Revenue Agency (CRA): Video Series: Newcomers to Canada and the Canadian Tax System: Note: transcripts are available.
https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/news/cra-multimedia-library/individuals-video-gallery/series-newcomers-canada-canadian-tax-system.html

2. Canada Child Benefit (CCB) : Overview and how to apply. The CCB is a tax-free monthly payment for eligible families to help with the cost of raising children under 18 years of age. https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/child-family-benefits/canada-child-benefit-overview.html

3. CRA: Child and family benefits calculator:
https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/child-family-benefits/child-family-benefits-calculator.html

4. CRA Video: New to Canada? Learn about taxes:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=KaZsYHShtSA

5. Free Income Tax Clinics:
Volunteer-run tax clinics operate yearly, hosted by community organization. Many have multilingual volunteers. https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/community-volunteer-income-tax-program/need-a-hand-complete-your-tax-return.html

6. CRA: Form to authorize a representative:
This form is used to authorize someone to speak to CRA on your behalf. https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/forms-publications/forms/t1013.html

7. Financial Services Commission of Ontario:
An organization mandated to regulate the insurance sector; pension plans; loans and trust companies; credit unions etc. The commission is a great resource for individuals seeking information or assistance in these areas. http://www.fsco.gov.on.ca/

8. Financial Literacy:
1. ABC Life Literacy Canada: A non-profit organization that aims to strengthen organizations that promote adult learning with high-quality introductory learning materials and resources written in clear language. https://abclifeliteracy.ca/financial-literacy/

They have workbooks and through AURA can arrange workshops for families or small groups. The workshops cover one workbook. Click here to download the workbooks: Workbook 1 (in English, in Arabic) Workbook 2 (in English, in Arabic)

They have some online programs, like this one: Welcome to Money Matters Online! https://online.abcmoneymatters.ca/

2. Government of Canada - Financial literacy programs:
Educational materials to help students and adults increase their financial knowledge and skills. www.canada.ca/en/financial-consumer-agency/services/financial-literacy-programs.html

e-Learning videos — Financial Basics: https://www.canada.ca/en/financial-consumer-agency/services/financial-basics/financial-basics-videos.html

3. Smart SAVER: This online resource is about RESPs (available in languages by clicking on “Select Your Language” top left). https://www.smartsaver.org/index.shtml

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