After death of spouse, CPP survivor’s benefit can be a shock

After death of spouse, CPP survivor's benefit can be a shock

Susan Noakes · CBC News · Posted: Jun 12, 2019 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: 44 minutes ago Seniors attend an event outlining information to better protect vulnerable investors last April in Victoria. Surviving spouses are entitled to up to 60 per cent of their partner’s CPP benefit, but may be surprised at how little they get. (Chad Hipolito/Canadian Press) Sometime in the painful days after a husband or wife’s death, the funeral home or a family member will encourage the bereaved spouse to fill out the paperwork to get the Canada Pension Plan survivor’s benefit.

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