Good News for Caregivers – helping Canadians find a balance between the workplace and family:
Compassionate Care Leave extended from 6 to 26 weeks starting Jan 3, 2016. Compassionate care benefits are paid to persons who have to be away from work temporarily to provide care or support to a family member who is gravely ill with a significant risk of death within 26 weeks.
Please see the links below for more information:
Government Link – details of the Compassionate Care Benefit: