Compensation amounts for survivors

2020 compensation amounts for survivors

Lump sum awards 

Surviving spouses are entitled to a one-time lump sum payment. For 2020, this payment is $85,358.29 plus or minus $2,133.95 for each year the spouse is under/over age 40, respectively.

The amount decreases by $2,133.95 every year older than 40 that the spouse was at the time of the deceased's passing to a minimum of $42,679.29.

The amount increases by $2,133.95 every year younger than 40 the spouse was at the time of the deceased's passing to a maximum of $128,037.29.

Age Amount
20 or younger $128,037.29
25 $117,367.54
30 $106,697.79
35 $96,028.04
40 $85,358.29
45 $74,688.54
50 $64,018.79
55 $53,349.04
60 or older $42,679.29

Monthly awards

The minimum compensation amount payable for spouse and child is $2,019.55.

The maximum earnings ceiling is $95,400.00 per year (175% of 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 $3,200.93.