Ei Reform Canada

EI Is the Biggest Scam of Them All

Nick Bergamini | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business
Nick Bergamini

Now you may be asking, "How is EI a scam? I pay into it, and if I lose my job, the government's got my back right?" The answer to that is no, not exactly. The government plays favourites with EI benefit payments, basing your eligibility entirely on where you live and what you do for a living.

Should EI Become A Savings Plan?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A taxpayer group says Canada's employment insurance system is broken and needs to be replaced.In a report released today, the Canadian Taxpay...

Catholic Bishops vs. Stephen Harper

CBC | Posted 07.09.2013 | Canada Business

Roman Catholic bishops in Atlantic Canada are asking the federal government to re-think proposed changes to Employment Insurance rules. T...

EI Reform Protests Sweep Quebec

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.25.2013 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Workers across Quebec and parts of the Maritimes gathered Saturday to denounce the federal government's Employment Insurance changes.Powerf...

Will New EI Rules Make Canadians Lazier?

CBC | Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Business

Changes coming to the Employment Insurance program may have unintended negative consequences for businesses, says the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamb...

EI Changes Like 'E-Harmony For Job Seekers'?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A selection of quotes on the newly announced changes to the employment insurance program: "New EI changes are like 'E-Harmony' for job...

Tories Crack Down On Repeat EI Users

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper Conservatives came under fire Thursday moments after introducing new rules that would force the jobless seeking employment insuran...

EI Changes Won't 'Force People To Go To Alberta'

CBC | Posted 07.22.2012 | Canada Politics

Federal Fisheries Minister Keith Ashfield says the Harper government's planned reforms to the Employment Insurance program are not intended to force p...

Chill Out: Details On EI Changes Coming 'Soon'

CBC | Posted 07.18.2012 | Canada Politics

Human Resources Minister Diane Finley won't confirm whether planned changes to Employment Insurance will target repeat users, but said the details wil...

Tories May Require EI Recipients To Relocate

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.16.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A new study from the Human Resources Department suggests Ottawa is looking at ways to get people receiving employment insurance to move to ot...

Why You May End Up Picking Fruit If You Lose Your Job

CBC | Posted 06.19.2012 | Canada Business

People collecting employment insurance may be pushed to fill seasonal jobs often done by temporary foreign workers if the federal government's propose...