The Public Safety Canada Memorial Grant Program for First Responders provides a one-time lump sum, tax-free direct maximum payment of $300,000 to the families of first responders who have died as a result of their duties.
The effective date for the Memorial Grant Program for First Responders is April 1, 2018. For eligibility, the date of death must be on or after April 1, 2018. The Grant will not be retroactive. You may apply for the Memorial Grant any time after the date of death.
To learn more, visit https://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/cnt/bt/mmrl-grnt-prgrm/index-en.aspx.