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Caregiver benefit for parents of ill children misunderstood, federal review says

Jul 16 2019 — Jordan Press, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — An evaluation of a federal benefit to help parents take time off work to care for critically ill children says fewer people have used it than expected because they didn't know about it or didn't understand how it worked. Annual applications for the benefit, delivered through the employment-insurance system, have been well below the 6,000 anticipated when […]

Caregiver benefit for parents of ill children misunderstood, federal review says

Jul 16 2019 — Jordan Press, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — An evaluation of a federal benefit to help parents take time off work to care for critically ill children says fewer people have used it than expected because they didn't know about it or didn't understand how it worked. Annual applications for the benefit, delivered through the employment-insurance system, have been well below the 6,000 anticipated when […]

Caregiver benefit for parents of ill children misunderstood, federal review says

Jul 16 2019 — Jordan Press, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — An evaluation of a federal benefit to help parents take time off work to care for critically ill children says fewer people have used it than expected because they didn't know about it or didn't understand how it worked. Annual applications for the benefit, delivered through the employment-insurance system, have been well below the 6,000 anticipated when […]