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Number of EI recipients rises in September

14,000 more people get added to Canada’s EI rolls


 

The number of people receiving employment insurance benefits rose by 14,000 people, or 2.2 per cent, in September. The provinces registering the biggest increases were Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec and Alberta, though all provinces experienced an increase. Despite the September spike, the number of EI recipients is still 16.5 per cent below the most recent peak reached in July 2009. The total number of people on EI has averaged around 650,000 for majority of this year.

CBC News


 
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Number of EI recipients rises in September

  1. So many unemployed and yet they are still howling for more immigration. Why aren't those jobs given to those who live and most need it here?

  2. So many unemployed and yet they are still howling for more immigration. Why aren't those jobs given to those who live and most need it here?

  3. It's possible the Increase in E.I Claimants is partialy due to seasonal Employees in the Hospitality Business I.E …Hotels, motels, Campgrounds etc….I know of one Hotel in my area that has laid of 23 Seasonal employees alone…14000 people Canada wide is really not that many……Just saying..

  4. It's possible the Increase in E.I Claimants is partialy due to seasonal Employees in the Hospitality Business I.E …Hotels, motels, Campgrounds etc….I know of one Hotel in my area that has laid of 23 Seasonal employees alone…14000 people Canada wide is really not that many……Just saying..

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