Bill C-12

On 8 February 2022, the Minister of Seniors introduced Bill C-12, An Act to amend the Old Age Security Act (Guaranteed Income Supplement), which was given first reading. Bill C-12 amends the Old Age Security Act to exclude from a person’s income any payment under the Canada Emergency Response Benefit Act. The seniors in Hastings-Lennox & Addington and across the country should never have to choose between food, medication or shelter.