Public Safety Canada – Memorial Grant Program for First Responders


Public Safety Canada required specialized services to support the design, implementation, and administration of the Memorial Grant Program for First Responders In recognition of the critical role of first responders in protecting Canadians, the Memorial Grant Program for First Responders provides a one-time lump sum, tax-free maximum payment of $300,000 to the families of first responders who have died as a result of their duties.

Service/Solution Impact

Through OXARO’s solution and services, the Memorial Grant Program has supported numerous family members of fallen first responders.. Our team continues to provide Public Safety Canada with recommendations regarding compensation granted in recognition of the critical role first responders have in protecting Canadians.

Project Scope

OXARO designed, implemented, and now operates the Memorial Grant Program, including claims processing and supporting technology. Our team is responsible for delivering specialized services, including the handling of enquiries, assessing applications, and providing eligibility recommendations to Public Safety Canada. The technology solution delivered by OXARO includes a public facing website, self-service claimant and case management portal, and contact centre services.

Service/Solution Overview

OXARO brings significant experience and industry knowledge of best practices to the delivery of claims operations and technology solutions. Our team’s extensive expertise in adjudication, advocacy-based claims management principles, and secure technology solutions are conducive to the program’s success and nationwide impact.

Deliverable Breakdown

OXARO provides leading services and solutions, including:

  • Contact centre services – located in Ottawa, ON
  • Claims processing operation
  • Case management solution
  • OXARO Cloud – Protected B cloud solution
  • Business process design and implementation from intake to recommendation
  • Data reporting and dashboards
  • OXARO Cloud: Protected B cloud compliant solution including ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018 and SOC 2 Type II compliance.
  • End to end claims processing: Claims management services and solution to process applications from our operations centre in Ottawa, ON.
  • Leading software: Pegasystems – an industry leading case management solution to manage program applications.



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