This petition will be presented to the Progressive Conservative government of Canada, in attempt to get them to support bill C-278. Bill C-278 is a private members bill to extend EI sick benefits from 15 weeks to 50 weeks for persons with Cancer, quarantine, or prolonged illness. Currently people fighting illnesses in Canada only get support from the Government for 15 weeks and then are left to fend for themselves. Currently there is a 51 billion dollar surplus in the EI Fund, which Canadian workers have accumulated themselves. Please ask the PC Government of Canada to support this bill on June 8th.
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Angie Hunt, Canada3 years ago Comments: I have cancer and feel strongly that something needs to be done about this. This is out of our control being sick and need help. Please help and making this easier for me and others in my situation. Health is suppose to be important and should be #1. We don't need more stress of trying to survive Please pass this bill.
Carolyn Francis, Canada3 years ago Comments: Please extend the sick benefits, it is the human thing to do. People are suffering enough with the disease of cancer without having the financial burden also.
Sari Boudreau, Canada5 years ago
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