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Fix Employment Insurance to support the temporarily unemployed

Published on 10/12/2007

Policy in Focus, Issue 2

Canadians have access to a variety of income supports when they become unemployed, but their are some significant gaps. This Maytree Policy in Focus is about Employment Insurance (EI) and highlights research by the Caledon Institute, “Towards a New Architecture for Canada’s Adult Benefits.”

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Employment and labour, Income security


Features a report that describes how Employment Insurance fails to meet the needs of working-age Canadians and proposes a new architecture for adult benefits.