If you have not contributed to the programme for the minimum period to receive a Bulgarian old-age allowance under the Agreement, Bulgaria considers that periods of contribution to the pension and residence plan in Canada after the age of 18 are eligible under the Bulgarian pension programme. In determining entitlement to Bulgarian disability benefits, Bulgaria will consider periods of contribution to The Canada Pension Plan as eligible periods under the Bulgarian social security program. For the purpose of determining entitlement to Bulgarian survivor`s benefits, the deceased`s contribution periods to the Canada pension plan and, in some cases, periods of stay in Canada are considered eligible under the Bulgarian social security program. The Canadian government`s international social security conventions only cover age security and Canada pension plan benefits. If you contribute or have contributed to the PQ, but not to the CPP, please consult the Quebec pension plan. The Social Security Agreement between Canada and Bulgaria entered into force on March 1, 2014. « Our Government is committed to ensuring the pension security of Canadians, whether they have lived or worked in Canada or abroad. This agreement demonstrates the ongoing spirit of partnership and cooperation between our two countries and recognizes the valuable contribution that Bulgarian Canadians have made to making Canada stronger. If you are a widow, widower, child or legitimate person of someone who has contributed to the pension programs of both countries, this agreement can help you qualify for: this agreement also facilitates the strengthening of trade and economic cooperation between the two countries. OTTAWA, July 29, 2015 /CNW/ – Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, announced that the Social Security Agreement between Canada and the Republic of India will enter into force on August 1, 2015.
If you have lived in Canada or contributed to Canada`s pension plan and contributed to the Bulgarian retirement program, this agreement can help you qualify for: This new convention benefits Canada and India by signing: Canada has signed 57 international social security conventions (or conventions), of which 54 are in force, with the following countries: 1. Canada`s retirement programs included in the agreement are the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and the Old Age Security (OAS). If you have lived or worked in Bulgaria and Canada, or if you are a blibé of someone who has lived or worked in Bulgaria and Canada, you may be entitled to pensions or benefits from Bulgaria, Canada or both. . Antigua and Barbuda Australia Barbados Belgium Alexandra Fortier Minister`s Office 819-994-2482 Government of Canada Moves Forward with Pay Transparency Measures. . . .