COVID-19 Helpful Links and Resources - BCU Financial

COVID-19 Helpful Links and Resources


BCU Financial has compiled a list of helpful links and resources to help support our BCU community during the COVID-19 outbreak. We hope that everyone is safe and healthy. Please note that this list is a work in progress as we continue to add new resources.

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Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan
Click here for more information about Support for Canadians and Businesses: From the Department of Finance Canada

Support for Canadians includes:
1. Income Support for Individuals Who Need it Most
2. Flexibility for Taxpayers
3. Mortgage Default Management Tools
4. Role of Financial Institutions

Support for Businesses includes:
1. Supporting Canadian Businesses Through the Canada Account
2. Helping Businesses Keep Their Workers
3. Flexibility for Businesses Filing Taxes
4. Ensuring Businesses have Access to Credit
5. Supporting Financial Market Liquidity

Employment and Social Development Canada

1. Employment Insurance
2. Labour Program and federally regulated workplaces
3. Work-Sharing Program
4. Canada Student Loans
5. Passport Services

Emergency Care Benefit
Canadians can apply for the emergency care benefit by going to the Canada Revenue Agency My Account secure portal, or through a My Service Canada account. Benefit plans will be available to apply for in April, through the CRA website, and a toll-free number that has not yet been shared.

To create CRA My Account: click here
Select Option 2. Contact you local BCU Financial Branch if you require your banking information.

How to register for My Account

Collabria Credit Cards
A link for the dedicated COVID-19 Response page can be found here –

Collabria Financial Relief Measures:
Emergency Temporary Credit Limit Increases

Increased Contactless Transaction Limits of $250

Minimum Payment Deferral

Reduced Interest Rate of 10.9%

Note: Reduced Interest Rate and Minimum Payment Deferrals are provided as a bundled relief measure to cardholders

Balance Transfers

Discontinued Outbound Collections Calls

If you have any questions on any of the above information, please feel free to reach out to the National Credit Card Program at

Learn at Home
Find supplementary resources for elementary and secondary students to practice math and literacy skills and learn at home. Click here:

National Ukrainian Education Committee
Resources for educators and parents available here

UMANA (Ukrainian Medical Association for North America) fact sheets about COVID19
Available in English & Ukrainian

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