EI CHANGES

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Quebecers Slam Harper On EI Reform

A Quebec coalition of unions has launched a campaign against employment insurance reform, and to mark the event a large banner was hoisted in front of the Jacques Cartier Bridge, greeting Montreal com...
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Threat At MP's Office

Malpeque MP Wayne Easter is renewing his call for Service Canada to stop visiting the homes of people on employment insurance following a threatening phone call made last week to his constituency offi...
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EI Changes Under Fire

People on employment insurance now have less time to find a new job as the federal government reforms its rules on benefits payments. But critics say the new system will unfairly affect seasonal and...
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Happy New Year (But Not For Your Wallet)

Working Canadians can expect a hit to the wallet as they welcome in 2013, mostly in the form of higher payroll deductions. Besides the bills many people will face from holiday shopping, there will be...
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On Second Thought..

OTTAWA - The Harper government has quietly relented in the face of bruising criticism that changes it recently made to Employment Insurance were punishing those who could least afford it.Just before M...
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Wake Up, Harper

Liberal P.E.I. MP Wayne Easter is hoping the federal government will reconsider its changes to Employment Insurance after a report he commissioned showed many will be worse off than they were. The Ma...