CPP is a federal program that provides benefits to those who have contributed to the pension plan through past employment in Canada. Applications are available at the local Social Development Canada office or online at CPP website.
The Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) provides a monthly non-taxable benefit to Old Age Security (OAS) pension recipients who have a low income and are living in Canada.
A federal pension program for eligible Canadian citizens or permanent residents age 65 and older who have lived in Canada at least 10 years after age 18. Seniors should apply six months prior to their 65th birthday.
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A federal income benefit for low-income seniors who are 60 to 64 and whose spouse is collecting OAS and GIS or whose spouse has died, among other requirements.
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An online tool that helps find what government benefits you might be eligible for.