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Relevant Employment Policies for CAF Families

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Employment Insurance Parental Benefit Extension for CAF Families

To provide more flexibility for Canadian Armed Forces families, the Employment Insurance Parental Benefit eligibility period can be extended up to a maximum of 104 weeks.

Priority Public Service Entitlement for Surviving Spouses of CAF Personnel

The Public Service Commission of Canada has established a Priority Public Service Entitlement for the surviving spouses and common-law partners of Canadian Armed Forces personnel who have died while performing their duties. 

Guide on Priority Entitlements -