Where can I find information about the Saskatchewan immigrant nomination program?
Try the website at: www.immigrationsask.gov.sk.ca for information regarding the province’s immigrant nominee program. This is a fast-track program providing an alternative means of entry for skilled workers to immigrate to Canada. The government of Saskatchewan’s agreement with the federal government allows Saskatchewan to nominate a set number of applicants to come to Canada. Information is also available at 1-306-798-7467.
Where can I find information about agriculture?
Most general government agricultural information is available on the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada website. The latest news is available in Agriculture Canada's newsroom. For information about programs specific to the livestock industry check here. Information regarding the Canada Agricultural Income Stabilization (CAIS) Program is available here.
How do I apply for my Canada Pension Plan (CPP) or Old Age Security (OAS) benefits?
Visit the Social Development Canada website at www.sdc.gc.ca to receive information or obtain an application (some applications are available online) or call the toll-free line at 1-800-277-9914, or TTY for the deaf at 1-800-255-4786.
You may also apply at the Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) office nearest you. North Battleford – located at 15, 9800 Territorial Drive (Territorial Mall) Lloydminster – located at 5016 – 48 Street ph: (780) 871-6445.
How do I make a claim for Employment Insurance benefits?
You can apply online at www.hrsdc.gc.caor call the toll-free line to obtain an application at 1-800-206-7218, or TTY for the deaf at 1-877-885-6488. You may also apply in person at the HRSDC offices listed above.
How do I obtain a social insurance number?
You may apply online at www.hrsdc.gc.ca or call 1-800-206-7218,
or TTY for the deaf at 1-877-885-6488.
I’m having a problem with my income tax, child tax credit benefit or GST credit – who do I talk to?
You can contact the following toll-free numbers for assistance:
Income tax enquiries: 1-800-959-8281
Refund enquiries: 1-800-959-1956
Child Tax Benefit: 1-800-387-1193
GST Credit: 1-800-959-1953
Forms and publications: 1-800-959-2221
Business numbers and GST accounts: 1-800-959-5525
Or check the Canadian Revenue Agency website at www.cra-arc.gc.ca.
For further assistance, please contact our office. Please note that in order to make an enquiry on your behalf, Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA) requires a signed consent form giving our office release to obtain the information you need.
How do I apply for social assistance?
Social assistance is administered through Community Resources and Employment and is under provincial jurisdiction. In North Battleford, call 446-7705 or call the toll-free line, 1-877-993-9911 for information on how to apply. If there are problems or concerns, you may also contact your local MLA. Visit the Saskatchewan Government website at www.gov.sk.ca to receive contact information or contact our office.