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In the case of death or serious illness where death is imminent of a resident doctor's:

  • spouse
  • common law partner
  • fiancé/fiancée
  • child
  • sister
  • brother
  • grandparent
  • mother
  • mother in law
  • father
  • father in law
  • legal guardian
  • legal ward

the resident shall be granted up to three days leave with pay to attend to arrangements. An additional two days leave with pay may be granted by the Program Director for travel purposes.

Submit your leave request form

This is a standard PGME leave request form.  Please speak with your Program Administrative Assistant to ensure you have the correct form, as each program may have different or additional forms.

Collective Bargaining Agreement

Article 13.2 Compassionate Leave

Article 13.2

Compassionate leave with pay shall be granted to a maximum of three (3) days to attend to arrangements upon the death or serious illness where death is imminent of a spouse, common law partner, fiancé/fiancée, father, mother, child, brother, sister, mother or father-in-law, grandparent, legal guardian, or legal ward. An additional two (2) days with pay may be granted by the Program Director for travel purposes.

Article 9.11 Limitations of Work Periods

Article 9.11

Vacation time, sick leave and leave of absence for any purpose shall not be regarded as time available for on-call duty periods; rather, the number of duty periods shall be prorated to the number of days actually worked. (Article 12.0)