Canada Pension Plan Survivor's Pension

Explains what CPP benefits are available to the surviving spouse, common-law partner, or children of a deceased contributor. Outlines how to apply, what forms you need, and what you may receive.

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Employment and Social Development Canada
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last reviewed
January 2013 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
resource type
Canada Pension Plan (CPP), survivor's pension