There was no evidence to suggest applicant developed severe disability during proration period

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Applicant’s request for Canada Pension Plan disability pension was denied by General Division of Social Security Tribunal and applicant appealed to Appeal Division of Social Security Tribunal . Appeal Division found there was no evidence to suggest applicant developed severe disability during proration period and that he had worked on full-time basis after minimum qualifying period end date and after proration period. Appeal Division dismissed appeal finding that there was no basis for intervention as while there were shortcomings in General Division’s analysis, its findings were consistent with preponderance of evidence. Applicant brought application for judicial review. Application dismissed. Appeal Division did not commit any error that warranted intervention.

Parsons v. Canada (Attorney General) (2019), 2019 CarswellNat 5920, 2019 FCA 268, Wyman W. Webb J.A., Near J.A., and Laskin J.A. (F.C.A.).

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