Before getting pregnant, I knew very little about maternity leave in Canada.
I knew I would be eligible and that I would receive less money…and that was about it.
Of course, my lack of knowledge about the ins and outs of maternity leave in Canada makes sense. Before having a baby, I didn’t have a reason to have experience with the program.
That changed as soon as I found out we were expecting. Understanding how having a baby would impact our finances was important to me from the start.
Today, I’m sharing a snapshot of what I learned, my experience with maternity and parental leave in Canada so far and a few tips based on my experience.Continue Reading