Canada. Service Canada - Algoma District

Site: Sault Ste Marie Centre

Service: Canada Pension Plan Survivor's Benefits

Description & Services
Description (Service) Financial benefits paid to a deceased contributor’s estate, surviving spouse or common-law partner and dependent children
 
Death Benefit 
  • Provides a one-time payment to or on behalf of the estate of a deceased Canada Pension Plan (CPP) contributor
 
Survivor’s Pension 
  • Provides a monthly pension paid to the surviving spouse or common-law partner of a deceased CPP contributor
 
Children’s Benefit 
  • Provides a monthly benefit for the dependent children of a deceased CPP contributor
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Algoma District
Eligibility Deceased contributor must have a minimum of three years contribution to Canada Pension Plan
 
Death Benefit 
  • Estate of the deceased 
  • If no estate, the person responsible for the funeral expenses, the surviving spouse or common-law partner or the next of kin may be eligible, in that order
 
Survivor’s Pension 
  • Individual who, at the time of death, is legal spouse or common-law partner of the deceased contributor 
  • If they are a separated legal spouse and there is no cohabiting common-law partner, they may qualify
 
Children’s Benefit 
  • Dependent child of the deceased contributor, under age 18 or between 18 and 25 and in full-time attendance at a school or university
Application Application kits available at your local Service Canada Centre and most funeral homes, or by calling 1-800-277-9914
 
Death Benefit 
  • Executor, administrator or a legal representative of the estate should apply 
  • If there is no estate, the person responsible for the funeral expenses, the survivor or the next of kin may apply, in that order
 
Survivor’s Pension 
  • Legal Spouse or common-law partner of the deceased contributor must apply
 
Children’s Benefit 
  • Individual caring for and responsible for the deceased contributor’s children must apply 
  • Children between 18 and 25 going to school full-time must apply for themselves
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone English 1-800-277-9914
TTY Phone TTY 1-800-255-4786
Website www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/publicpensions/cpp/cpp-survivor-pension.html
Site Location Federal Government Building
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 22 Bay St, 1st Fl
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 5S2
 
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Intersection Bay St and Gore St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Funding Federal