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Last updated: 03/03/2017
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Direct financial assistance – Residents

Direct financial aid for residents - recreation


a). Deadline to submit a request
  • Your request must be submitted before 4:30 p.m. on 31 January each year for a receipt or receipts issued in the previous year (even if it overlaps 2 calendar years )
    (Ex. a receipt or receipts issued in 2017 must be submitted before January 31, 2018)
  • The refund:
    • will be made within 180 days of submitting your request;
    • will be made by cheque payable to the person you will indicate on the paper or online form;
    • In person: please go to the Leisures Department (1301 Rue du Bois).
b). Eligible residents:
  • Children under 18 years old
  • 60 years old and over
c). Eligible activities:
  • Suitable sports, physical or cultural activities, held in Canada;
  • Practised for a minimal duration of 8 consecutive weeks (regardless if it overlaps 2 calendar years) except for a child living with a handicap: 8 weeks, not necessarily consecutive, but over a maximal 12‑month period;
  • Excludes any purchase or rental of equipment.
d). Maximum annual refund per eligible resident

Option Maximum
per person
Per year
Less than 18 yrs old
60 years old and +
Eligible activities
Min. 8 consecutive weeks

(except for handicapped children)
To profit from the maximum refund
Your receipt must be minimum
Sample calculations
50 % of the amount on the receipt you claim taxes included
A 1 x time $200 Ice sports *
(hockey, skating)
Eligible:
Association de hockey mineur Hudson Rigaud Saint‑Lazare; Ringuette Les 4 Cités; Club de patinage de vitesse des Trois‑Lacs; Club de patinage Hudson Rigaud Saint‑Lazare.
$400 taxes included You’ll receive $200 Option A - Example 1
You receipt amounts to:
$300 taxes included
You’ll receive $150
Option A - Example 2
You receipt amounts to:
$650 taxes included You’ll receive $200
B 1 x time $100 Other sports, physical or cultural activities $200 taxes included You’ll receive $100 Option B - Example 1 You receipt amounts to:
$450 taxes included
You’ll receive $100
Option B - Example 2
You receipt amounts to:
$90 taxes included
You’ll receive $45
C Twice $50 Other sports, physical or cultural activities 2 receipts:
$100 taxes included
$100 taxes included You’ll receive
$50
$50
Option C – Example 1
You receipts amount to:
$65 taxes included = $32.50
$98 taxes included = $49 You’ll receive $81.50
Option C – Example 2
You receipts amount to:
$250 taxes included = $50
$65 taxes included = $32.50 You’ll receive $82.50
It would be more advantageous to request one refund under option B for the $250 receipt taxes included to obtain $100.


e). Make sure you scan (or take pictures of):
  • All required IDs if you are claiming for multiple participants:
    • All required resident ID cards
    • Medicare card
  • All receipts on the same page if possible or in a same PDF
  • Your signature (and that of your paret if you are a minor
  • Access the online form here
f). Paper form
  • We recommend you use the online form. If you are unable to complete it online, please contact the recreation department at 450-424-8000, ext. 216 to get a paper copy.
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Telephone: 450 424-8000

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