OTTAWA, May 1, 1946
Mrs. Effie V. Fitzgerald,
2317 Maple Avenue,
New Westminster, B.C.
F/Sgt. (R-215210) John E. Fitzgerald, D.F.M.
The Canadian Pension Commission has carefully considered your application for pension, and has authorized an award payable with effect from eighteen months prior to the Commissioners decision of April 27, 1946. This award is payable at the rate of $60.00 per month and is in accordance with the provisions of the Pension Act.
The records indicate that you have been receiving temporary payments of Dependents' Allowance which are subject to recovery from the pension award in an amount not exceeding the pension rate. Consequently the first cheque covering the adjustment of your pension to the end of the current month will be sent to the Dependents' Allowance Board for adjustment.
If the temporary monthly payments were less than the pension rates you will receive an explanation and adjustment cheque from the Dependents' Allowance Board. Commencing from the first of next month the Commission will assume the responsibility for the issuance of your cheques, which are payable in arrears.
In consideration of your claim the Commission, under the terms of the Pension Act, has had to take into consideration the information furnished by you concerning your present financial and other circumstances. The award is subject to review from time to time, and should there be any financial or other change in your circumstances of a reasonably permanent nature you should immediately notify the Commission.
If at any time you require information concerning pension matters please do not hesitate to write to your district office of the Commission, which is situated at Shaughnessy Hospital, Vancouver, B.C.