A comprehensive site with links to a variety of essential financial resources for retired Canadians. Check it out!
A government resource.
An award-winning website featuring a full range of services, articles and resources for helping people at every stage of the aging process lead more comfortable, secure and independent lives. The resource guide features a section on legal and financial issues.
The Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA), established in 1894, is a voluntary trade association that represents the collective interests of its member life and health insurers and administers about two-thirds of Canada's pension plans.
A US-based online community providing information, education and support to families caring for aging loved ones.
Non-profit Legal Clinics
A drop-in community advocacy organisation that provides legal advise and information on a variety of topics.
4735 chemin de la cote-Sainte-Catherine, Montreal (QC) H3W 1M1
Tel: (514) 738-2036
Westmount Legal Clinic
Open Wednesdays 3:30-6:30 at the Westmount YMCA
4585 Sherbrooke St., Westmount (QC) H3Z 1E9
Many community centres also offer legal advising services.
Includes links to information on federal and provincial benefits for seniors
QPP provides basic financial protection to Quebec workers for retirement (after 65), survivorship, and disability.
Tel: (514) 873-2433
The public curator's office provides legal and financial management and support of people who have lost their ability to manage their own finances or property or experienced financial abuse.
Tel: (514) 873-4074 or 1-800-363-9020
Provides succinct legal information on a variety of subjects. In French only
The Quebec Law Network's goal is to provide the general public access to the Quebec legal system by providing texts written legal professionals in an informal and understandable manner.
The site provides legal information on a variety of topics including notary wills and property, as well as a referral service to help you find a notary in your area.
Referrals for Montreal-based attorneys
Tel: (514) 866-9392
Please see the section on Legal and Financial resources for an excellent overview of available provincial and federal resources.
Information on application for Income Security, CPP and Old Age Security benefits etc.
Official government of Canada website.
Social Development Canada site
An extensive list of links to federal and provincial government benefits.
Supplementary Pension Plans
Please see the following links for popular supplementary plan info.
OSFI (for many transport, media, banks, & telecommunications workers) CARRA (for many teachers, civil service employees, nurses, etc.)