Compensation amounts for survivors

2021 compensation amounts for survivors

Lump sum awards 

Surviving spouses are entitled to a one-time lump sum payment. For 2021, this payment is $86,211.87 plus or minus $2,155.29 for each year the spouse is under/over under age 40, respectively.

The amount decreases by $2,155.29 every year older than 40 that the spouse was at the time of the deceased’s passing to a minimum of $43,105.88.
  
The amount increases by $2,155.29 every year younger than 40 the spouse was at the time of the deceased’s passing to a maximum of $129,317.72.

 

Age Amount
20 or younger $129,317.72
25 $118,541.27
30 $107,764.82
35 $96,988.374
40 $86,211.92
45 $75,435.47
50 $64,659.02
55 $53,882.57
60 or older $43,106.12

Monthly awards

The minimum compensation amount payable for spouse and child is $2,039.74.

The maximum earnings ceiling is $102,800.00 per year (175% of average industrial wage for Ontario).

Burial awards

We pay all expenses reasonably connected to the burial. There is no maximum amount.

The minimum amount payable is $3,232.94.