Are you self employed?
If so, I am interested in hearing about your experiences

You are invited to participate if:
1) You are self employed
2) You are between the ages of 18 and 65 years old
3) Have experienced one of the following:
∑ Sickness or injury leave: 15 weeks
∑ Maternity leave: 15 weeks
∑ Parental leave: 35 weeks
∑ Caring for a seriously ill family member: 6 weeks
∑ Caring for a sick child: 35 weeks

Your participation involves:
1) 30 min confidential interview with a researcher. This is a Canada wide study. Feel free to spread the word.

If you are interested in participating in this study please email lnichols at
for more information