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Service Canada

Cochrane District - Employment Insurance

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Description
  • Provides temporary financial assistance to unemployed Canadians who have lost their job through no fault of their own, while they look for work or upgrade their skills
  • Also provides temporary financial assistance for individuals who are sick, pregnant, or caring for a newborn or adopted child, as well as those who must care for a family member who is seriously ill with a significant risk of death
Comments
COVID-19: Contact Service Canada's new dedicated toll-free phone number if you are in quarantine & seeking to waive the one-week EI sickness benefits waiting period so you can be paid for the first week of your claim: Telephone: 1-833-381-2725 (toll-free) - TTY: 1-800-529-3742
To speak to a telephone agent dial the toll free number and press 0
Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1600
Tue
0830 - 1600
Wed
0830 - 1600
Thu
0830 - 1600
Fri
0830 - 1600

Local Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pmTelephone Agents Mon-Fri 8:30 am -4:30 pm
Eligibility
Varies by benefit
Application Process
Apply online at Service Canada
Fees
None
Documents Required
Required documentation is dependent on the type of benefit being applied for
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Government - Federal
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
September 23, 2021