Ei Reform

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Fix EI to Help Canadians Retire Richer

Worried about retirement savings? Premier Wynne is certainly worried for you. She doesn't think that families in Ontario are saving enough for their retirement. Considering how much we are nickel-and-dimed in this country, maybe she's right. The further the government reaches into our pockets, the less we have to put away for the future.

EI Is the Biggest Scam of Them All

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?

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

Catholic Bishops vs. Stephen Harper

Roman Catholic bishops in Atlantic Canada are asking the federal government to re-think proposed changes to Employment Insurance rules. The church leaders issued a public letter to members of their d...

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...

EI Reform Protests Sweep Quebec

MONTREAL - Workers across Quebec and parts of the Maritimes gathered Saturday to denounce the federal government's Employment Insurance changes.Powerful Quebec union head Michel Arsenault said seasona...

Tories Set To End EI Mystery

Human Resources Minister Diane Finley is expected to put an end to speculation about the government's planned changes to employment insurance when she holds a news conference Thursday morning. Offici...