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IRC To Distribute Elders Benefit Payments On December 1

Elders Benefit Payment

Elders Benefit Payments of $500 are available each year to Inuvialuit beneficiaries over the age of 60. Inuvialuit Regional Corporation will be distributing payments to community corporations, mailing payments to those outside the Inuvialuit Settlement Region, and electronically depositing payments to those registered for direct deposit on December 1. 

Depending on your current location, and whether or not you applied for direct deposit, could factor into when you receive your payment. Please review the option below that best reflects your current situation for specific details.


Did you sign up for direct deposit?

If you are an Inuvialuit beneficiary over the age of 60 who has registered with IRC for direct deposit, your payment will electronically transfer directly into your bank account on December 1.


Apply For Direct Deposit (available for Distribution Payments and Elders Benefits Payments) 


Do you reside inside the ISR?

If you are an Inuvialuit beneficiary over the age of 60 currently living in the ISR, your payment will be received by your community corporation and they will choose when to distribute it. Please contact them for the exact date in which they will make the payment available to you.

Do you reside outside the ISR?

If you are an Inuvialuit beneficiary over the age of 60 currently living outside the ISR, your payment will be mailed on December 1. You should expect to receive your payment shortly after this date.


The Elders Benefit Payment is made from the interest income of the $7.5 million Inuvialuit Social Development Fund.


If you have questions concerning the Elders Benefit Payment, please contact:

Inuvialuit Regional Corporation 
Legal and Enrolment
Tel: (867) 777-7000