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Is Cutting Off Inmate Old Age Security a Good Idea?





The Old Age Security (OAS) Pension is a monthly benefit available to most Canadians 65 years of age or older who meet the Canadian legal status and residence requirements. You must apply to receive benefits.

On December 16, 2010, Bill C-31, An Act to amend the Old Age Security Act (also known as the Eliminating Entitlements for Prisoners Act) was signed into law. This law prevents federal prisoners over the age of 65 from receiving Old Age Security (OAS) Pensions while incarcerated. Read more

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