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We’re frequently asked if people should take early CPP or apply for CPP-Disability benefits. The answer is both simple and complicated at the same time.
Even though this article was first published in 2014, and updated on May 12, 2018, it is still an interesting read regarding CPP Disability benefits. It was written by Michael J. Prince, a Lansdowne Professor of Social Policy at the University of Victoria.
If you are a CPP-D recipient, there is information that you must keep Service Canada, the government department that administers CPPD, up to date on.
Some people with disabilities, who as a result cannot work, apply for the early Canada Pension Plan retirement pension (regular pension). If they have been receiving their CPP regular pension for longer than 15 months and are no longer eligible to receive CPP-Disability benefits, they can now apply for a new government benefit called the Post-Retirement Disability Benefit (PRDB).