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Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefit

A program available through Canada Pension Plan that provides a monthly taxable payment to people who have contributed to CPP but are no longer able to work regularly because of a severe and prolonged disability. Related benefits are also available for dependent children. Disability income provided from other sources such as private insurers or provincial/territorial programs may be reduced when payment of CPP disability benefits is initiated.

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