Employment Insurance Maternity and Parental Benefits

Employment Insurance (EI) provides Maternity and Parental Benefits to individuals who are pregnant, have recently given birth, are adopting a child, or are caring for a newborn.

Delivered by: Service Canada on behalf of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)

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  • How can this program help self-employed workers? Consult this example of a self-employed professional consultant.