We will make parental benefits more flexible.
Every family’s needs are different. Canadian parents deserve a parental benefits plan that is flexible and able to adjust to their unique family and work circumstances.
We will introduce more flexible parental benefits that will:
We will work with the provinces and territories to amend their labour codes, to reflect these new federal benefits.
This more flexible plan will benefit more Canadians, representing an investment of $125 million per year in the economic security of Canadian families.