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The federal budget has emphasized on skills training and job creation. It has also focused on being gender-based and puts emphasis on the middle-class. However, it is also a deficit budget. With a pro...
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In March, the Liberal government announced the federal budget for 2017-2018. Although there were relatively few tax measures mentioned on March 22, it's important to know what these changes are and what the implications will be for you and your family in the coming years.
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A hike to Employment Insurance premiums is the "biggest negative" in this budget, small business lobby group says.
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Women made up a very small proportion.
At least two more regions could meet the requirements next month if their unemployment rates do not drop significantly.
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Alberta Premier Rachel Notley thanked the government for taking an important step toward the "province's economic recovery."
More and more people in Canada's oil-dependent provinces are tapping into employment insurance (EI) to make ends meet. That much is clear from a report released by Statistics Canada on Thursday. It sh...
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The Liberals have made a billion dollars' worth of changes to EI.
No government should ever be allowed to take money out of the EI fund, and it may be time to consider entrenching that principle in law. Legislation that guarantees that the money workers pay into EI will be there for them when they need it would give those workers and their communities a great deal of comfort. Our new government has made significant steps in ensuring that EI meets the needs of workers and their communities. Guaranteeing the money will be there for them when they need it would be the next logical step.
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall disagrees.
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Trudeau vowed to offer a break on EI premiums to employers who give permanent jobs to people aged 18-24.
It's been a really tough year for a lot of my friends here in Western Canada. Towards the end of last year, news stories about job losses in Alberta were the most important newsmaker of the year. It's unfortunately a familiar story for a lot of employees who work in the oil patch.
Long-tenured workers in hardest-hit regions will get up to 70 weeks.
EI wait times top list of government service complaints.