Adoptive parents call for same maternity leave and benefits biological mothers receive

 
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A Calgary mother and the Member of Parliament for Calgary Shepard are working together to improve the maternal leave allowances offered to parents who adopt.
“We have a petition right now that’s calling on the government to change how maternity parental benefits work,” said Tom Kmiec, Calgary Shephard MP. “Asking for equal treatment for adoptive parents with biological parents, birth parents.”