Employment Insurance Changes

Former P.E.I. Tory Leader Joins Liberals

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

CHARLOTTETOWN - A former leader of the Opposition Progressive Conservatives in Prince Edward Island has crossed the floor to join the Liberal governme...

Harper vs. 4 Premiers

CP | Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2013 | Canada Politics

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. - Changes to the federal employment insurance program are fair to Atlantic Canada's seasonal workers, contrary to assertions by the...

Quebecers Slam Harper On EI Reform

CBC | Posted 05.04.2013 | Canada Politics

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...

Threat At MP's Office

CBC | Posted 04.29.2013 | Canada Politics

Malpeque MP Wayne Easter is renewing his call for Service Canada to stop visiting the homes of people on employment insurance following a threatening ...

Canada's EI Changes Now In Effect

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.08.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Contentious changes to employment insurance are now in effect.Beginning Sunday, people on EI face stricter, more complex rules for keeping th...

On Second Thought..

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.06.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government has quietly relented in the face of bruising criticism that changes it recently made to Employment Insurance were punis...

Feds Want You To Work While Collecting EI

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Starting next week, jobless Canadians will be able to pocket more of their employment insurance benefits if they find temporary jobs during t...