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Fact that applicant qualified for employment insurance sickness benefits did not mean he was necessarily eligible for CPP disability pension

Social Security Tribunal General Division dismissed applicant’s appeal from determination that he was ineligible for Canada Pension Plan (CPP) disability pension. Social Security Tribunal Appeal Division dismissed applicant’s appeal. Applicant brought application for judicial review. Application dismissed. It was reasonable for Appeal Division to determine that General Division did not make erroneous finding of fact. It was reasonable for Appeal Division to conclude that fact that applicant qualified for employment insurance sickness benefits did not mean that he was necessarily eligible for CPP disability pension. There was no basis for intervention.

Koscik v. Canada (Attorney General) (2019), 2019 CarswellNat 1247, 2019 FCA 75, Wyman W. Webb J.A., Richard Boivin J.A., and Donald J. Rennie J.A. (F.C.A.).

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