Canada Maternity Leave

Liberal Parental Leave Plans May Widen Gap Between Rich And Poor

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2017 | Canada Politics

Canada's parental leave program already leaves out two-fifths of mothers, many of them low-income, research shows.

Chill Out, People! It's Just A Belly

Kristi Gordon | Posted 05.07.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Kristi Gordon

I don't understand how a pregnant belly can bring on so much emotional criticism and propel people to write snarky letters of disgust, or call to complain. Is it really that big of a deal? There are far more important things to be upset about.

Many Canadians Not Eligible For EI After Parental Leave

CBC | Posted 06.09.2013 | Canada Living

Many Canadians may be surprised to learn that after going on parental leave they might fail to qualify for employment insurance — a policy some are ...

LOOK: What Statistics Say About Maternity Leave Around The World

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.07.2012 | Canada Living

We all know that maternity leaves around the world aren't the same, but how much do women actually get paid? According to an infographic by Toronto...

More Mothers Are Taking Maternity Leave In Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2012 | Canada Living

OTTAWA - Most Canadian mothers with young children took some type of maternity leave following childbirth, according to a new study.Statistics Canada ...

Rachel Mendleson

Why Women Are Using Maternity Leave To Quit Their Jobs | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 06.19.2012 | Canada Business

When Elizabeth Monier-Williams started her maternity leave last year, she wasn’t aggressively looking for a new job. But after spending five year...