Maternity Leave Canada

10 Things The Rest Of The World Can Learn From Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Living

As a relatively young nation, Canada is certainly still learning from its elders, but that doesn't mean the country hasn't figured out a thing or two ...

My Six-Week Maternity Leave Was Best For My Lifestyle

Dr. Meghan Walker | Posted 09.14.2013 | Canada Living
Dr. Meghan Walker

It was my choice to go back to work six weeks after having my second child and I won't lie, this week was tough. That being said, I awoke each morning delighted to start the day, hit the ground running and engage in my life's work. I figure if nothing else, being excited to head to work is an important metric in my quest to design a tailored life.

When Men Take Paternity Leave, the Whole Family Wins

r/ally | Posted 08.09.2013 | Canada Living

If the expectation persists that men don't share equally at home, then women will continue to bear the cost to their careers for having children. That would change if men needed to consider when to take paternal leave in the same way women fret about the best time to take maternity leave. In other words, establish a "daddy quota."

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 ...

Six Must-Knows About Maternity Leave

BabyPost | Posted 05.09.2013 | Canada

Everybody loves taking time off work -- especially when it involves spending a lengthy sabbatical with that new bundle of joy, but as many new parents know (or soon realize) raising a newborn is no vacation. There is one thing that can make this time a little less stressful: maternity leave.

Double Babies, But No Double Benefits

CBC | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada

A federal court judge has dismissed an appeal from an Ottawa couple who were denied double parental benefits to care for their twin girls. ...

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...