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Service Canada

Thunder Bay District - Employment Insurance

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  • 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
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
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pmToll-free Phone Line: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Varies by benefit
Application Process
Apply online at Service Canada
Required documentation is dependent on the type of benefit being applied for
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Legal Status
Government - Federal
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
October 7, 2019