This link will help you identify your Member of Parliament using your postal code.
Clients have been asking what they can do in order to find out answers regarding their appeals. My suggestion is that you contact your Member of Parliament and ask them to do a Ministerial Enquiry concerning the delays on your file.
I would email or write them using this format:
The Honourable (Name of MP)
Member of Parliament (riding/constituency)
Consituency office address
My name is (add full name ) I am writing as one of your constituents since (date of residence) and would like to seek your assistance.
I have been denied Canada Pension Plan disability benefits and I am currently waiting for an appeal at the Social Security Tribunal. I have been waiting for an appeal to be heard since (add date).
Despite sendng in numerous medical reports and submissions outlining my reasons for qualify under the Canada Pension Plan disabiity legislation, I have yet to have my appeal heard, nor have I received information indicating that the documents I have submitted have been received. I am unable to get information from the Social Security Tribunal and my requests for information have gone unanswered.
As a result of this I am unable to afford my medication, and I an under extreme financial hardship.
My file number is (Social Insurance Number)
My Date of Birth is:
I seek your assistance in this matter and I am requesting your office submit a Ministerial Enquiry. I understand that your office is able to contact Employment and Social Development Canada on my behalf to determine the status of my appeal. It is my understand that the Social Security Tribunal have significant delays and I ask for an explanation from Minister Kenney as to how these backlogs are going to be managed? I am asking for a time line so I may know when my appeal will be heard.
Please feel free to contact me should you need any more details or information.
The Minister responsible for Canada Pension Plan and the Social Security Tribunal is:
The Honourable Jason Kenney
House of Commons