National Post (National Edition)

Memorial grant eligibilit­y list expands


The federal memorial grant program for first responders is being expanded to correction­al, parole and probation officers. The program provides a one-time lump sum tax-free payment of up to $300,000 to families of first responders who die as a result of their work. Eligibilit­y will be retroactiv­e to April 1, 2018. The program may be expanded to include other public safety personnel.

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