The Allowance for the Survivor is a benefit available to people aged 60 to 64 who have a low income, who is living in Canada, and whose spouse or common-law partner has died.
- aged 60-64
- reside in Canada and have resided in Canada for at least 10 years since the age of 18
- your spouse or common-law partner has died and the applicant not remarried or entered into a common-law relationship
- annual income is less than the maximum annual threshold
The amount of the Allowance for the Survivor received depends on their previous year's income.