Available Programs: Employment Insurance | Feb 2, 2021
Conservatives worked with the government to create support programs that help Canadians who have lost their jobs or saw their hours cut. We have worked to expand the programs to ensure that everyone is covered. If you need financial assistance, have lost a job, are unable to work or are taking care of family members due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are programs to help you.
The Employment Insurance (EI) Program is one of those programs:
For 2021, there are changes to the Employment Insurance (EI) program to better support Canadians who need financial assistance. As of September 27, 2020, the minimum benefit rate is $500 per week before taxes in most cases.