Compensation amounts for survivors

2022 compensation amounts for survivors

Lump sum awards 

Surviving spouses are entitled to a one-time lump sum payment. For 2022, this payment is $88,539.59 plus or minus $2,213.48 for each year the spouse is under/over under age 40, respectively.

The amount decreases by $2,213.48 every year older than 40 that the spouse was at the time of the deceased’s passing to a minimum of $44,269.99.
  
The amount increases by $2,213.48 every year younger than 40 the spouse was at the time of the deceased’s passing to a maximum of $132,809.19.

 

Age Amount
20 or younger $132,809.19
25 $121,741.79
30 $110,674.39
35 $99,606.99
40 $88,539.59
45 $77,472.19
50 $66,404.79
55 $55,337.39
60 or older $44,269.99

Monthly awards

The minimum compensation amount payable for spouse and child is $2,094.82.

The maximum earnings ceiling is $106,500.00 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 $3,320.23.