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Workers Compensation Board

This benefit can be paid when individuals have died at the place of employment or while working for their employer. Each claim is reviewed as to benefits available.

  • Up to $11,500.00 can be paid toward
    funeral costs.
  • They may also pay for transportation
    costs if required for the deceased
    individual.
  • A separate payment up to $2,000.00
    may be available for any extra costs
    associated with the funeral.
  • Monthly allowances for spouse and
    dependent children may also be
    available.

The forms for these benefits are available from your local Worker’s Compensation Board:

Workers Compensation Board

Box 2415

Edmonton, AB T5J 2S5

Telephone:   780-498-3999