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Sponsorship of parents, children, spouses (common-law, conjugal, same sex), refugees.

Disability Income for Sponsored Immigrant 

jazzman
jazzman
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Posted On: 15 days ago
jazzman
jazzman
Posts: 1
Hi,

I sponsored my parents and my sister about 3 years ago. They live with me in my home. My sister has severe developmental delay and autism right from birth. After arriving in Canada, she was officially diagnosed by certified physiologist. She is now assigned a proper case worker by Community Living BC. Thats all good.

Question:

My understanding is that if my sister qualifies for Disability Income from the province (BC), and she does qualify, I will be required to pay for that because I sponsored her and 10 years have not passed yet.

Am I wrong about that?

I am looking to confirm this assumption.

Has anyone else gone through this process?

Thanks
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