Canada has signed 57 social security conventions (or international conventions), 54 of which are in force, with the following countries: the Canadian government`s international social security conventions cover only Canada`s Old Age Security and Pension Plan benefits. If you contribute or have contributed to the PQ, but not to the CPP, please consult the Quebec pension plan. If you have lived in Canada or contributed to Canada`s pension plan and contributed to the Bulgarian retirement program, this agreement can help you qualify for the following: “Our Government strives to ensure pension security for Canadians, whether they have lived or worked in Canada or abroad. This agreement demonstrates the ongoing spirit of partnership and cooperation between our two countries and recognizes the valuable contribution that Bulgarian Canadians have made to making Canada stronger. The Social Security Agreement will allow Canada to coordinate the operation of its retirement security and pension Canada plans with Bulgaria`s comparable retirement programs. The agreement benefits Canada: Alexandra Fortier Office of the Minister 819-994-2482. International Operations Service Canada P.O. Box 2710 Station Main Edmonton AB T5J 2G4 Canada If you want to live in Canada and apply for Canadian benefits, consult Pensions in Canada. Media Relations Office Employment and Social Development Canada 819-994-5559 email@example.com Follow us on Twitter To qualify for a benefit under Bulgaria`s retirement program, you must normally have contributed to the program for at least many years. . . .