Sep 21, 2017 – The Conservatives slammed the tax rate on small businesses in the Liberals tax changes and questioned whether wealthy Canadians will have to pay the same rate. X. – A A +. Listen. Can self-employed Canadian access “special” Employment Insurance benefits like maternity and parental leave? Yes, they …

Nov 10, 2017 – The federal government estimates up to 20,000 parents may use the new extended parental leave guidelines. … They can choose 12 months of EI benefits at 55 per cent of their average weekly earnings or 18 months at 33 per cent, meaning there is no extra money in the system for those who choose the longer leave.

Dec 3, 2017 – In the 2017 Budget announcement, the Government committed to provide more flexible EI maternity and parental benefits to support Canadian families. …. The amount of your benefits may decrease if you continue to work or if your business generates earnings while you are collecting EI special benefits.

Dec 3, 2017 – Quebec's EI premium rate is lower because maternity, paternity, and parental benefits are provided by the Quebec Parental Insurance Plan, to which Sylvie ….. agreement, Louis continues to be entitled to half of the partnership's net income while he is on parental leave and not working for the business.

Learn about the Employment Insurance maternity and parental benefits offered by the government, including the two separate programs for maternal and parental leave, as well as the standard and extended benefit options for biological, adoptive, and other legal parents.

Apr 6, 2017 – Dan Kelly, president of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, doesn't think the extended parental leave will become a major issue given that many parents can't afford to take 18 months off work after having a baby. "For a small business owner, don't panic that there will be a massive take-up of …

Mar 24, 2017 – Keeping a 2015 campaign promise, the Liberal government is making parental leave more flexible so that mothers and fathers can choose to take more time while still getting … But the benefits are small, so families who couldn't afford one year aren't likely to be able to manage an extra six months.