Becoming a parent.

Parental leave

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Important Notice

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Both the father and mother of a newborn or an adopted child are entitled to 52 consecutive weeks of parental leave without pay.

If eligible, they will receive benefits under the Québec Parental Insurance Plan ( QPIP) for part of their parental leave.

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