consent to the release, by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to the Ministry
of Community and Social Services of Ontario (“the Ministry”) and/or
a delivery agent administering Ontario Works as identified by the Ministry
under the Ontario Works Act, 1997, of information from my/our tax
files. I/We understand that the information released by the CRA will be relevant
to, and will be used solely for the purposes of:
determining and verifying my/our initial, past and ongoing eligibility
for social assistance, and for the administration and enforcement of the
Ontario Works Act, 1997 (or its predecessor legislation) and the
Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997 (or its predecessor
legislation); and, where applicable,
permitting the making of an adjustment to a social assistance payment
made pursuant to the Ontario legislation referred to in paragraph (a) above,
where the purpose of the adjustment is to take into account the amount of
any Ontario Child Benefit payment I/we are entitled to.
I/We understand that information from my/our tax files that is provided
for the purposes of paragraph (b) above, will only be provided to the Ministry
by the CRA for those years in which I/we are entitled to receive an Ontario
Child Benefit payment.
This information will not be disclosed by the Ministry or a delivery agent
administering Ontario Works to any other party except in accordance with section
54 of the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997, section 73
of the Ontario Works Act, 1997 and the provisions of the Freedom
of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or the Municipal Freedom
of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
This consent is given pursuant to subsection 241(5) of the Income Tax
Act (Canada), and in the case of an application or an update of my/our
social assistance information, is valid for the following years:
the current taxation year,
each subsequent taxation year for which social assistance is requested,
for the four tax years immediately preceding the calendar year in which
this consent is submitted.
I/We understand that this consent will apply to inquiries made relating
to my/our initial eligibility for, as well as my/our past and ongoing receipt
of social assistance. I/We further understand that the inquiries may take
the form of electronic data exchanges.
in my local Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program office, and
that this request may affect my/our eligibility for social assistance, pursuant
to sections 12, 14(1), 15, 16, 17(1) of O. Reg. 222/98 and sections 14, 17(1),
19 & 20 of O. Reg. 134/98.
Notice with Respect to the Collection of Personal Information (Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act)
(Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act)
in your local Ontario Disability Support Program Office.