June 2, 2022 - The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, and the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, announced that Ukrainians arriving in Canada can now apply to receive transitional financial assistance.
These funds will help Ukrainian nationals and their family members meet their basic needs — such as transportation and long-term housing — as they arrive in communities across Canada and find a job. The benefit will consist of a direct, one-time payment of $3,000 per adult and $1,500 per child (17 years and under).
Ukrainians and their family members who are in Canada with a valid work permit, study permit, temporary resident permit or visitor record under the Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (CUAET) will all be eligible to receive this one-time payment. Applications for the assistance must be submitted through the Government of Canada’s online portal. Applicants must have a bank account with a Canadian financial institution, and the name associated with the account must match the name written on the adult’s temporary resident status document.
To read the full news release, please visit Financial assistance now available for Ukrainians in Canada - Canada.ca.