CPP Disability Benefits


CLAIMING DISABILITY BENEFITS FOR A SPINAL DISORDER

Spinal disorders can make it difficult, and often impossible, to work and perform everyday functions because back and spine strength are fundamental to most of our basic activities, including sitting, standing, walking and lifting. This is why many Canadians suffering from a spinal disorder become permanently disabled. Spinal disorders may affect the neck or anywhere […]

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MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS CAUSES DISABILITY FOR MANY CANADIANS

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic neurological disease affecting the central nervous system, including the brain and spinal cord. Canada has among the highest rates of multiple sclerosis, with roughly one in every 385 Canadians suffering from MS. Multiple sclerosis is typically diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 49, and the average onset of […]

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Asthma and other Respiratory Conditions can cause Long-term Disability

Chronic respiratory disorders are diseases of the airways and lungs that continue over a prolonged period or throughout the lifetime of the affected person.¬† Chronic respiratory disorders can significantly interfere with breathing and proper lung function and may impact people of all ages. ¬†Further, because these diseases are long-term and often have significant health effects, […]

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Canada Pension Plan (CPP) vs. Long-term Disability Benefits

There are several types of financial aid that may be available to you, if you become disabled due to illness or injury and are unable to work. The two most common types of disability benefits available to Canadians are the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and long-term disability (LTD) coverage. For both LTD and CPP applications […]

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