Board may fix periods of payment

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Read excerpts from the WCB’s governing legislation on when the board may fix periods of payment when a worker has died as a result of a workplace injury.

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Board may fix periods of payment

98 If the board considers it advisable to do so, the board may:

  1. provide that compensation payments be made bi-weekly or monthly instead of weekly; or
  2. fix any other periods of payment.


Other relevant sections from The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013:

Compensation to dependants

Compensation and expenses payable on death of worker – Section 80

Surviving dependent spouse – Section 81

If dependants do not live together – Section 82

Certain dependent children 18 to 25 years – Section 83

Adopting parent, etc., of dependent children – Section 84

If there are only dependent children – Section 85

Other dependants – Section 86

Partial dependency – Section 87

Proof of necessities, etc. – Section 88



Compensation reduced by certain benefits under Canada Pension Plan – Section 95

Other benefits to be taken into account – Section 96

If worker or dependant under legal disability – Section 97

Suspension of payment – Section 99


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