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Date updated: July 22, 2019

Caregiver Recognition Benefit (Veterans Affairs Canada)

The Caregiver Recognition Benefit  simplified how Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) recognizes and supports caregivers:

  • $1000 monthly, tax free benefit directly to caregivers
  • No time limit to apply
  • Recognition of caregivers support to Veteran
  • Replaced the Family Caregiver Relief Benefit (Federal budget 2017)

April 1, 2018 implementation date.


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