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The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) is run by the Canadian government. Employers and workers make contributions to the plan and in certain situations the benefits are paid out to the worker or their family to partially replace their earnings.

These situations can include:

You may also get these benefits by credit splitting after a common-law relationship, divorce, or separation, even if you are not a worker.

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Canada Pension Plan (CPP) retirement benefits are monthly payments that many Canadians get when they retire.

To get CPP retirement benefits, you normally have to have:

  • worked in Canada
  • made contributions to the CPP

Most people who get CPP retirement benefits get them when they are 65 years old. But you can start getting your retirement benefits:

  • as early as 60, and get less money each month
  • as late as 70, and get more money each month
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A Canada Pension Plan (CPP) retirement pension is a monthly payment that many Canadians get when they retire.

To get a CPP retirement pension, you normally have to have:

  • worked in Canada
  • made contributions to the CPP

Most people who get a CPP retirement pension get it when they are 65 years old. But you can start your retirement pension:

  • as early as 60, and get less money each month
  • as late as 70, and get more money each month
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The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) manages the income tax process. The CRA sends out a Notice of Assessment each year to everyone who files their tax return. The CRA is also responsible for some social benefits, like the Goods and services tax/Harmonized sales tax (GST/HST) credit, Canada child benefit, and child disability benefit.

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Cancellation rights mean that if a dealer does not tell you information they are required to by law, you can cancel your purchase agreement within 90 days from when you signed.

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A rented place to live where the landlord provides care services or makes them available to the tenants. Examples of care services are nursing care, supervision of medications, attendant care, and help with daily living activities. A tenant is a care home tenant only if getting the services was a reason they moved there. Retirement homes for seniors are a common type of care home.

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A case conference is a meeting between a judge and you and your partner, and your lawyers if you have any. The purposes of a case conference include:

  • figuring out the issues that need to be solved in your case
  • talking about ways to solve those issues without going to a trial
  • figuring out the information you and your partner need to share
Title: Case Manager
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A Case Manager is the person at the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) who first deals with your claim. Their name will be on the first letter you get from the WSIB.

The Case Manager is your contact person at the WSIB when you have questions and they are responsible for making decisions about your claim.  

Sometimes your Case Manager will change. But if you have your claim number, you can find out who the new person is.

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A Certificate of Judgment is proof that you have a court order you can enforce. It’s usually used if you need to enforce an order in a different court than where you got the original order.

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The Refugee Protection Division (RPD) of the Immigration and Refugee Board makes a cessation order if it decides that a protected person no longer needs Canada's protection. A cessation order can lead to a protected person being ordered to leave Canada.

If Canada Border Services Agency applies to the RPD for a cessation order, the protected person has the right to a hearing.

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