The Death Benefit is a tax-free, lump sum payment paid to a spouse or common-law partner and dependent children of a Canadian Forces member who is killed while in service or injured while in service and dies within 30 days of the injury.
Delivered by: Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)
See “Do I qualify?” on the Death Benefit program page of the VAC website.
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