In case you hadn't heard, grocery store gift cards will be made available with the generous assistance of the Retail Council of Canada, Shoppers Drug Mart, Metro, Sobeys, Coppas Fresh Market and the Ontario government.
How do you get a card?
Residents who have experienced prolonged power outage who need help will be able to collect a gift card at the Ontario Works Toronto office at 150 Eglinton Avenue East Suite 900 Tel: 416-397-1800 beginning Tuesday, December 31 and ending Friday, January 3, 2014. (Extended hours on Thursday, January 2 until 7 p.m.)
Families in need will be eligible to receive a $100 gift card. Individuals in need will be eligible to receive a $50 gift card. Residents are asked to bring confirmation of their address and will be asked to declare the number of people in their household.