At its meeting scheduled for Monday, May 3, 2021, Sarnia City Council will give consideration to the adoption of a Pregnancy and Parental Leave for Members of Council Policy.

The purpose of this policy is to comply with Section 270 of the Municipal Act, which states that municipalities shall adopt and maintain a policy with respect to pregnancy leaves and parental leaves of members of Council.

The proposed policy is available for viewing at the City’s community input webpage.

Questions and comments regarding this policy can be directed to the Office of the City Clerk, at 519-332-0527, ext. 3320 or by e-mail to

Written comments regarding this policy are requested to be submitted no later than 12:00 noon on Monday, April 19, 2021 in order to be included in the final report for Council’s consideration.

Personal Information Collection Notice – Please be aware that if you are submitting correspondence to the City of Sarnia regarding this matter, your name, contact information and communications will become part of the public record that will be available to the general public, pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. For more information on this collection, please visit Speak up Sarnia.