The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) announced three new sub-types of compassionate leave on Sept. 23, 2021.
These sub-types fall under the Canadian Forces Leave Policy Manual outlined in chapter seven.
Starting on Aug. 19, 2021, members can request compassionate leave for the following purposes:
- Situations of loss as a result of a miscarriage, termination of pregnancy and adoption or pregnancy loss.
- Victims of violence
- Parents of family violence
- Parents of young victims of crime
A list of these changes can be found here.
Any questions can be sent to the Administrative Response Centre (ARC).