Posts filed under: EI News

The policy is intended to protect workplaces from outbreaks and encourage vaccine uptake, says Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough Author of the article: National Post Staff Publishing date:Dec 31, 2021  Jobless Canadians who refuse to get vaccinated for COVID-19 could be...
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Ontario’s minimum wage increases to $15 on Jan. 1, 2022, but for many people the boost is too little, too late. In November, the Ontario government said it was increasing the minimum wage to $15 an hour, effective Jan. 1, 2022. This announcement...
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By Amanda Persico, Georgina Advocate, Tuesday, December 28, 2021 #Reflection: Then and now: Georgina woman goes from unemployed and pregnant to new mom and owning her own business While some may say it was an improvement over the previous year,...
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December 22, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada The Government of Canada is committed to supporting Canadian workers and businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, announced the...
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New federal pandemic aid program is currently not available to any workers at all and the government ended the Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) program in October. By Christine DobbyBusiness Reporter, Wed., Dec. 22, 2021 A wave of slashed hours and job...
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The call for applications is now open for Canada Summer Jobs program. Service Canada will inform you of the status of your application starting in April 2022. Once approved, the list of employers approved for funding will be available on...
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Released: 2021-11-18 The number of Canadians receiving regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits dropped 187,000 (-12.7%) in September to 1.3 million. Ontario, Quebec and Alberta accounted for most of the national decrease. Do you use labour market information as part of your work? Statistics Canada and the...
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‘There’s even some people I know that had to drop out of university … because they couldn’t afford it’ Wayne Thibodeau · CBC News · Posted: Nov 30, 202 Changes to a program that allows Island students to continue to receive employment insurance benefits while...
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  Removes deduction of 6.82 per cent applied to payments; enables earlier access By Jim Wilson Nov 22, 2021 Ottawa is making changes to the Wage Earner Protection Program (WEPP) to expand eligibility and put more money in the pockets of...
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By Nick WellsThe Canadian Press, Sun., Nov. 21, 2021 The federal government promised to expedite employment insurance applications and ease travel restrictions at British Columbia’s borders on Sunday, among a host of measures meant to help residents of the flood-ravaged province...
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  By Kenyon Stronski, Local Journalism Initiative ReporterThe Taber Times | Wed., Nov. 17, 2021 There is a forecasted shortage of 3,600 Class 1 commercial drivers in Alberta. This shortage initially came around when Alberta introduced the Mandatory Entry Level Training...
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News release September 14, 2021             Gatineau, Quebec              Employment and Social Development Canada The Canada Employment Insurance Commission (CEIC) today made available the Actuarial Report and its summary for the 2022...
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  The policy could potentially leave more than 1,000 workers without pay and unable to access employment insurance benefits Author of the article: The Canadian Press Laura Osman Publishing date: Nov 15, 2021  •  16 hours ago  •  3 minute read OTTAWA — Employees in...
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  Employment minister says those who lose job because of vax status likely not eligible for EI Richard Raycraft · CBC News · Posted: Oct 21, 2021 6:26 PM ET | Last Updated: October 22 Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough says it’s likely that people who lose their...
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