The Grocery Rebate is a one-time payment that will be delivered to eligible Canadians on July 5, 2023, by direct deposit or cheque through the Canada Revenue Agency. The Grocery Rebate is part of the Cost of Living Act, No. 3, which also includes a $2 billion Canada Health Transfer (CHT) top-up to help provinces and territories reduce backlogs and wait times in health care.
The Grocery Rebate is designed for 11 million low- and modest-income Canadians and families who are most affected by inflation. The amount of the rebate will vary depending on your income and family size, but here are some examples:
Eligible couples with two children will receive up to $467
Single Canadians without children will receive up to $234
Seniors will receive an extra $225 on average
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