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Canadian Disabilities Blog

News, Guides & Information About Disabilities in Canada, Disability Tax Credit & CPP Disability Benefits

4 Reasons Why Hiring A CPP Disability Lawyer is a Mistake

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December 18, 2020 by dccinc

Each year, over 25,000 working Canadians who cannot rejoin the workforce due to an illness, impairment, or accident submit a CPP Disability application to Service Canada, hoping to get approved. Applying to the CPP-D can be done by anyone eligible (we will touch on that shortly), but most Canadians choose one of the following options […]

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Part 1: The Application Process- CPP Disability Pension

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June 6, 2017 by dccinc

Introduction In this three-part series, the focus is on the CPP Disability Pension application process. This is something Disability Credit Canada knows a great deal about, and their expertise has been valuable to many Canadians. As millions of Canadians cope with a disability, some are able to continue working and earn a full salary, while […]

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The CPP Disability Benefits Application and New CPP

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May 23, 2016 by dccinc

Recently, budget cuts and changes at the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Social Security Tribunal have begun to sow discontent within the disabled community. It seems to some that CPP administrators are not making good faith efforts to address the problems created by changes in the CPP disability benefits application process along with the challenges […]

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Navigating the CPP Disability Application Form

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May 20, 2016 by dccinc

With the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) disability benefits program coming under increasing budgetary and legislative pressure it’s never been more important to ensure that your CPP disability benefits application form is properly filled out and accompanied by strong and appropriate supporting materials that will bolster your case. In this post we’ll provide you with a […]

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Disability Tax Credit Versus CPP Disability Benefits

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May 18, 2016 by dccinc

It’s not uncommon for people exploring disability benefits to confuse the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) disability benefits plan with the federal Disability Tax Credit (DTC) but they are two entirely separate entities. The question we always find ourselves asking or being asked is, “Which one should I apply for – the Disability Tax Credit or […]

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CPP Disability Child Benefits After the Parent Dies

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May 14, 2016 by dccinc

When a parent passes away it is commonly believed surviving children have few options when it comes to receiving benefits from the state. Typically it’s thought that the will alone is the document of last resort when it comes to providing helpful support for these dependent children. If, however a child was the dependent of […]

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Compound of CPP Disability and Long Term Disability Benefits

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May 12, 2016 by dccinc

The Canada Pension Plan or CPP long-term disability benefits program is Canada’s biggest long-term disability insurance program. It’s intended to provide financial assistance to those who have contributed to the CPP fund during their working lives but are now unable to work due to severe and prolonged disabilities. One side effect of the CPP program […]

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