Sponsorship Breakdown

Sponsorship Breakdown is for permanent residents who need help when the person sponsoring them in Canada is no longer supporting them. Explains what happens when a sponsorship breaks down, and how to apply for welfare. Please note that conditional permanent resident status no longer exists.

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sponsorship breakdown, income assistance, applying for welfare, sponsor