Government of Canada announces new Canada Pension Plan Disability service standards

Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. Frankly and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you are affiliated with this page and would like it removed please contact pressreleases@franklyinc.comSOURCE Employment and Social Development CanadaGATINEAU, QC, Oct. 31, 2016 /CNW/ – The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, today announced new Canada Pension Plan Disability (CPPD) service standards as part of his commitment to improve client service delivery and provide timely service.

Two new service standards for applicants with terminal illness or grave medical conditions were created and revisions were made to two existing service standards.

These new service standards recognize the urgency in processing applications and providing decisions faster to those who need it most. The standards were developed as part of a comprehensive review which included consultation with clients, employees, as well as other …