Megan Leslie

Member of Parliament, Halifax

Services and Information

As your Member of Parliament, Megan and her Ottawa and Community Office team are working hard to serve the people of Halifax.

The Community Office team is available to help residents navigate through and resolve issues in areas such as:

The Community Office team is also here to support community initiatives, and arrange special messages for occasions such as birthdays and anniversaries.

Most importantly, our team will work diligently to ensure people in our community have a strong voice in Ottawa. If you are travelling to Ottawa and would like to see your Member of Parliament in action, please contact our office at the House of Commons.

Government of Canada Programs and Services
If you are interested in looking up information on government programs and services, information can be found by dialing a toll-free information line at 1-800 O-Canada (1-800-622-6232) TTY: 1-800-926-9105, clicking servicecanada.ca, or visiting a Service Canada Centre. Please check their website or call 1-800-O-Canada for a list of service centres near you.

Parliamentary Business
Information on Parliament can be found at the Parliamentary website.

 


Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC)

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) is Canada’s official source of citizenship and immigration information. For information about immigrating to Canada and visas for work, study and visiting, please visit the CIC website.

You can also learn more about Canadian citizenship and/or becoming a Canadian citizen.

If you have further questions about immigration issues, we will do what we can to help you. Please contact us at our constituency office at 902.426.8691.

 


Federal Funding Programs

Social Development Canada’s Grants and Contributions programs serves Canadians individually and in organizations.

To research grants and contributions, please visit the Grants and Contributions website.

If you have further questions about federal funding programs, we will do what we can to help you. Please contact us at our constituency office at 902.426.8691.

Employment/HRSDC EI (Employment Insurance) provides temporary financial assistance for unemployed Canadians while they look for work or upgrade their skills. Canadians who are sick, pregnant or caring for a newborn or adopted child, as well as those who must care for a family member who is seriously ill with a significant risk of death, may also be assisted by EI.

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) is responsible for providing all Canadians with the tools they need to thrive and prosper in an inclusive labor market. Please visit HRSDC's EI website.

At the Service Canada website, you’ll find Canadian employment opportunities, how to post a job as an employer, information about hiring foreign workers, program and funding opportunities, and work search tools and tips. You may also complete your EI reports online.

If you have further questions, we will do what we can to help you. Please contact us at our constituency office at 902.426.8691.

 


Revenue Canada

Please visit the Revenue Canada website.

Here you’ll find detailed and easy-to-follow information about individual and business taxation questions, child and family benefits, and quick links to useful related sites.

You can also subscribe to free electronic mailing lists to stay informed about updates to various tax topics.

If you have further questions about Revenue Canada, we will do what we can to help you. Please contact us at our constituency office at 902.426.8691.

 


CPP, Disability, OAS

Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
Please visit sections of the Social Development Canada website for detailed information about the Canada Pension Plan (CPP).

For information about general retirement benefits, please go to the CPP general benefits section.

For information about CPP Disability eligibility and benefits, please go to the CPP Disability section.

If you have further questions about CPP or CPP Disability benefits, we will do what we can to help you. Please contact us at our constituency office at 902.426.8691.

Old Age Security Program (OAS)
The Old Age Security (OAS) program, the cornerstone of Canada’s retirement income system, provides you with a modest pension at age 65 if you have lived in Canada for at least 10 years. If you are a low-income earner, you may be eligible for other benefits as early as age 60.

For detailed OAS information, please visit Human Resources and Skills Development Canada’s OAS website.

If you have further questions about OAS, we will do what we can to help you. Please contact us at our constituency office at 902.426.8691.

 


Student Loans

The Canada Student Loans Program promotes accessibility to post-secondary education by helping Canadian students with a demonstrated financial need to access loans and grants.

To learn more about eligibility and how to apply for student loans and grants, please visit Human Resources and Skills Development Canada’s Student Loans website.

If you have further questions about student loans, we will do what we can to help you. Please contact us at our constituency office at 902.426.8691.


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