Legal and Finance Resources for Seniors

Explore legal and finance resources for seniors in Saskatoon and area.

Medical Assistance in Dying [MAID]

An information brochure prepare by Saskatoon Council on Aging & Pro Bono Students Canada
Sasha Gordon & Serena Saini

Legal Resources

Community Legal Assistance Services for Saskatoon Inner City Inc. (CLASSIC )

CLASSIC works toward access to justice with low-income, marginalized Saskatchewan residents, with attention to the needs of Aboriginal peoples, through a legal clinic that meets the needs of the community.

Public Legal Education Program (PLEA) – 306.653.1868

PLEA is a non-profit, non-government organization that exists to educate and inform the people of Saskatchewan about the law and the legal system. PLEA offers programs and services to the general public as well as to school communities.

Power of Attorney

Government of Saskatchewan, Ministry of Justice – Power of Attorney
Regina 306.787.5353

Government of Saskatchewan, Enduring Power of Attorney
An enduring power of attorney (EPA) is a power of attorney that states that it is to continue in effect even if the grantor becomes incapacitated.

Power of Attorney – Free download

Public Guardian and Trustee

Government of Saskatchewan, Ministry of Justice – Public Guardian and Trustee

Finance Resources:

Retirement Income Calculator:

The Canadian Retirement Income Calculator will provide you with retirement income information on the Old Age Security (OAS) pension & Canada Pension Plan (CPP) retirement benefits. More information

Government of Canada: Benefits Finder

The Benefits Finder may suggest benefits from federal, provincial or territorial governments, and does not collect or track your information. The more questions you answer, the more customized your results will be. More information

Government of Canada: Fact Sheets 

Fact Sheet: Allowances for People Aged 60 to 64

Fact Sheet: CPP Disability Benefit 

Fact Sheet: CPP Retirement Pension 

Fact Sheet: Guaranteed Income Supplement 

Fact Sheet: Old Age Security

Fact Sheet: Summary of CPP and OAS Benefits 

Estate Planning

Saskatoon Telephone Book, Yellow Pages – Estate Planning Consultants

Income Tax Help

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) – Tax Information for Seniors 
Saskatoon Tax Services Office (Canada Revenue Agency)
340 3rd Ave. N.
Phone: 1.800.959.8281 (To book an appointment – individuals)

Phone: 1.800.959.5525 (To book an appointment – business and self-employed)
Fax: 306.652.3211

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program – About the program – The objective of the CVITP is to help eligible taxpayers who do not know how to prepare their income tax and benefit returns, and who have low to modest income and a simple tax situation.

Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre – Volunteers help people with low income with tax returns. Phone: 306.664.6565. 
Please note: Walk-In Services for the Income Tax clinic at the Saskatoon Food Bank are only open during the tax season (March to May)