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So that surviving veterans’ partners do not face a decline in quality of life with the loss of their loved one, we will increase the veteran survivor’s pension amount from 50 percent to 70 percent.

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Promesse réalisée

Real Change: A New Plan For a Strong Middle Class (page 51)


SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

April 01, 2019 - "Then the survivors and dependent children would receive 70% of the benefit to which the Veteran would have been entitled after age 65 (increased from 50% in Budget 2016). This would continue for life." - Pension for Life. Questions and Answer - Veterans Affairs 

"Announced on December 20, 2017 as part of the Pension for Life initiative, support for eligible spouses will increase from 50% to 70% of the Veteran’s Income Replacement Benefit, providing them with enhanced financial security when they need it most. This measure, effective April 1, 2019, will improve the delivery of benefits so that surviving spouses and their families have a simpler system to navigate." - INCOME REPLACEMENT BENEFIT - Veterans Affairs Canada

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