Since mobility is an inherent part of the military lifestyle, the MFSP helps families integrate into their new communities, enhances quality of life, and promotes and supports personal, family and community development.
Priority Public Service Entitlement for the surviving spouses of CAF personnel
Extension of Eligibility Period for Employment Insurance Parental Benefits for Military Families
The Government of Canada has amended the Employment Insurance Act to provide for an extension of the eligibility period for Canadian Armed Forces members who cannot collect all their parental benefits during the regular eligibility period because of an imperative military requirement that either defers or interrupts their parental leave.
Contact your local MFRC for more details on these programs.