EI Program Characteristics for the period of April 10, 2016 to May 07, 2016

Province / TerritoryEconomic Region CodeEconomic Region Name Footnote 1Unemployment Rate Footnote 2Footnote 3Footnote 4Number of Insured Hours Required to Qualify for Regular BenefitsMinimum Number of Weeks Payable for Regular BenefitsMaximum Number of Weeks Payable for Regular BenefitsNumber of Best Weeks Required for Benefit Calculation
Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland and Labrador01St. John's (map)7.2630174020
Newfoundland and Labrador02Newfoundland/Labrador (map)Footnote 519.5420324514
Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island65Charlottetown (map)7.2630174020
Prince Edward Island66Prince Edward Island (map)Footnote 913.8420264514
Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia04Eastern Nova Scotia (map)16.4420324514
Nova Scotia05Western Nova Scotia (map)8.3595184219
Nova Scotia06Halifax (map)7.2630174020
New Brunswick
New Brunswick07Fredericton-Moncton-Saint John (map)8.3595184219
New Brunswick08Madawaska-Charlotte (map)9.6560204418
New Brunswick09Restigouche-Albert (map)14.2420284514
Quebec
Quebec10Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine (map)16.4420324514
Quebec11Quebec (map)5.2700143622
Quebec12Trois-Rivières (map)6.3665153821
Quebec13South Central Quebec (map)5.7700143622
Quebec14Sherbrooke (map)7.4630174020
Quebec15Montérégie (map)6700143622
Quebec16Montreal (map)8.6595184219
Quebec17Central Quebec (map)6.7665153821
Quebec18North Western Quebec (map)9595184219
Quebec19Lower Saint Lawrence and North Shore (map)9.7560204418
Quebec20Hull (map)6.6665153821
Quebec21Chicoutimi-Jonquière (map)9.1560204418
Ontario
Ontario22Ottawa (map)6.7665153821
Ontario23Eastern Ontario (map)8.1595184219
Ontario24Kingston (map)6700143622
Ontario25Central Ontario (map)6.1665153821
Ontario26Oshawa (map)6.1665153821
Ontario27Toronto (map)7.3630174020
Ontario28Hamilton (map)5.8700143622
Ontario29St. Catharines (map)8.3595184219
Ontario30London (map)6.6665153821
Ontario31Niagara (map)8630174020
Ontario32Windsor (map)7.3630174020
Ontario33Kitchener (map)6.1665153821
Ontario34Huron (map)7.4630174020
Ontario35South Central Ontario (map)4.8700143622
Ontario36Sudbury (map)8.5595184219
Ontario37Thunder Bay (map)7.5630174020
Ontario38Northern Ontario (map)11.9490234516
Manitoba
Manitoba39Winnipeg (map)6.2665153821
Manitoba40Southern Manitoba (map)6.7665153821
Manitoba41Northern Manitoba (map)34.7420324514
Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan42Regina (map)4.5700143622
Saskatchewan43Saskatoon (map)6.4665153821
Saskatchewan44Southern Saskatchewan (map)7.5630174020
Saskatchewan45Northern Saskatchewan (map)20.1420324514
Alberta
Alberta46Calgary (map)8.6595184219
Alberta47Edmonton (map)6.9665153821
Alberta48Northern Alberta (map)12.3455244515
Alberta49Southern Alberta (map)8.1595184219
British Columbia
British Columbia50Southern Interior British Columbia (map)8.8595184219
British Columbia51Abbotsford (map)7665153821
British Columbia52Vancouver (map)6.3665153821
British Columbia53Victoria (map)6.9665153821
British Columbia54Southern Coastal British Columbia (map)7.9630174020
British Columbia55Northern British Columbia (map)11.1490234516
TerritoriesFootnote 10
Yukon59Whitehorse (map)5.9700143622
Yukon60Yukon (map)Footnote 610.4525214517
Northwest Territories61Yellowknife (map)6.1665153821
Northwest Territories62Northwest Territories (map)Footnote 712.7455244515
Nunavut63Iqaluit (map)4.7700143622
Nunavut64Nunavut (map)Footnote 822.1420324514

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