Comments on Funding:
Eligible applicants will receive a lump sum payment, in the form of a grant, following the deployment period of the reservist employee.
The amount payable is 40% of the Yearly Maximum Pensionable Earnings (YMPE) divided by 52 weeks, multiplied by the number of weeks deployed. The maximum number of weeks that can be claimed is 78 weeks (18 months) of active military duty including any pre-deployment training, deployment and post-deployment activities that are mandatory and part of the mission.
Calculation of payment = YMPE X 40% X Number of weeks / 52 weeks.
The applicant must:
The applicant must complete the Grant Application Package, attach the supporting documents and submit it by e-mail to PDER-CERP@servicecanada.gc.ca
Employers may submit an application upon the return of their employee from active military duty and completion of all parts of the mission, including pre-deployment training and post-deployment activities. Employers have up to 12 months following the deployment period of their employee to submit an application to ESDC/ Service Canada.
Checklist and supporting documents:
Other Things to Note:
Service Canada (SC) is administering this program on behalf of the Department of National Defence (DND).