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99 Regina St. S.
Waterloo, Ontario
N2J 4G6

Phone: 519-883-2100
TTY: 519-575-4608
Fax: 519-883-2331

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Start saving for your child's future with free money!

Open a free savings account now for your child's education and the federal government will contribute up to $2,000! It's free money to start your savings, even if you can't contribute to it.

The government will put $500 in right away and add $100 every year that your child is eligible until they turn 15.

Who is eligible?

The Canada Learning Bond is for families who have children born in 2004 or later. Your eligibility is based on income. The maximum net family income for one to three children is less than or equal to $45,916.

If you access Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Benefits, this grant will not affect your benefits.

How to start your RESP

Fill out the application below. All you need is:

  • Your child's name and date of birth
  • The Social Insurance Number (SIN) for you and your child
  • Your contact information


How the Canada Learning Bond works