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New Information on EI - FAQs

March 26, 2020

If you are a fish harvester or plant worker who cannot return to work due to COVID-19 and your EI claim has expired, and you have no income, you are eligible for the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit.

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances surrounding COVID-19 and its impact on workers, program support criteria are subject to change. Be sure to visit this page for the latest version of the Employment Insurance Fact Sheet.

Click here to read Frequently Asked Questions on applying for Employment Insurance in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.