glossary

common-law partner

Canada Pension Plan (CPP) legislation says that a common-law partner is someone you’ve lived with in a conjugal or marriage-like relationship for at least one year. Your partner does not have to be the same sex as you.

To prove that you’re in a common-law relationship, or that you and your spouse lived in a common-law relationship before you got married, you have to fill out the: 

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