Employment Insurance (EI) Changes

Employment Insurance Benefits oermanently extended

Effective December 18, 2022, Employment Insurance (“EI”) sickness benefits were extended permanently from 15 weeks to 26 weeks. Qualified individuals who establish a new claim on or after that date will receive up to 26 weeks of EI sickness benefits paid at 55% of their average weekly insurable earnings up to a maximum entitlement of $638 for 2022.