Your Spouse's Allowance and Widowed Spouse's Allowance: H76-55/1999E
This brochure explains everything you need to know about the Federal Government's benefit, Allowance for the Survivor (previously known as Spouse's Allowance and Widowed Spouse's Allowance). It explains how to apply for the Allowance, what criteria must be met, as well as which documents are required (including a statutory declaration for common-law and same-sex partners), and how benefits are calculated. Many frequently asked questions are answered, including; the conditions under which the Allowance stops, and what happens if the recipient resides outside of Canada. Changes to Old Age Security and the Canadian Pension Plan relevant to common-law and same-sex partners are also included. This brochure explains the federal government's Allowance for the Survivor benefit (previously known as Spouse's Allowance and Widowed Spouse's Allowance). It explains how to apply, eligibility criteria, how to appeal, documents required and how benefits are calculated.
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|Department/Agency||Human Resources Development Canada|
|Branch Name||Old Age Security Program|
|Title||Your Spouse's Allowance and Widowed Spouse's Allowance|
|Other Language Editions||Other Language Editions: [French]|
|Dimensions||22cm x 9cm|
|Number of Pages||28|
|Departmental Catalogue Number||ISPB 124-10-99E|
|Weekly Checklist Number||00-24|
|Subject Terms||Subject Terms: Pensions, Income security|
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