An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan (retroactivity of retirement and survivor's pensions)

This bill was last introduced in the 40th Parliament, 3rd Session, which ended in March 2011.

Status

Dead, as of March 10, 2011
(This bill did not become law.)

Summary

This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

This enactment amends the Canada Pension Plan so that a person who applies for a retirement pension after reaching 70 years of age or who applies for a survivor’s pension would be eligible to receive retroactive payments for a maximum of five years instead of the current maximum of 12 months.

Elsewhere

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