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
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions Other Language Editions: [French]
Format Paper
Price Free
Availability Publication listed for reference purposes only
Other sources to check for publication Other sources to check for publication: Libraries, Bookstores
Date 1999
Binding Softcover
Dimensions 22cm x 9cm
Number of Pages 28
ISBN 0-662-27759-7
Catalogue Number H76-55/1999E
Departmental Catalogue Number ISPB 124-10-99E
Weekly Checklist Number 00-24
Subject Terms Subject Terms: Pensions, Income security