MANITOBA PUBLIC INSURANCE
Lump Sum Benefit: $7,422.00
CANADA PENSION PLAN
Local numbers listed under Human Resources Development Canada
Maximum Lump Sum Benefit: $2,500.00
Effective December 31, 1999
WORKERS COMPENSATION BOARD
Upfront death benefit $10,510.00
(Payable to estate or spouse)
(May be eligible for other benefits)
Effective from January 1, 2006
CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION
Director in Charge 945-5556
Lump Sum Benefit up to maximum of: $5,400.00
(Benefit is payable to applicant or to Funeral Home)
(There are eligibility requirements)
Transportation costs: each case dealt with on its own merits.
Other government benefits deducted from this i.e. CPP, EIA, etc.
Effective from January 4, 1999
THE EMPLOYMENT & INCOME ASSISTANCE ACT
The Employment and Income Assistance Act provides that
Manitoba may take measures to provide to residents of
Manitoba a funeral upon death.
Basic Funeral Services may be provided subject to prior
authorization from the Director of the Employment and Income
Assistance District Office of the Department of Family Services
and Housing prior to the funeral services being held.
Your funeral home will be able to provide further information
on an income assisted funeral.