Effective date: June 1, 2016
Last updated: April 12, 2016
All dependent children over age 18 on and after the effective date.
Policy subject: Fatalities - Dependants
To establish guidelines for educational allowances for dependent children.
Secondary institution, for the purpose of this policy, means high school.
Post-secondary institution means, as defined by Section 2(1)(ff) of The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 (the “Act”), “a regional college, institute, private vocational school, university and any other educational institution that is not administered pursuant to The Education Act, 1995.”
Full-time attendance means the dependent child is taking at least 60 per cent of a full-time instructional load for each semester (40 per cent for dependent children with permanent disabilities) or school term as directed by the educational institution at which the child is enrolled, unless otherwise specified.
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