EI Program Characteristics for the period of March 12, 2017 to April 08, 2017

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 BenefitsFootnote 5Number of Best Weeks Required for Benefit Calculation
Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland and Labrador01St. John's (map)9.2560204418
Newfoundland and Labrador02Newfoundland/Labrador (map)Footnote 618.9420324514
Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island65Charlottetown (map)7.1630174020
Prince Edward Island66Prince Edward Island (map)Footnote 1013.1420264514
Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia04Eastern Nova Scotia (map)14.8420284514
Nova Scotia05Western Nova Scotia (map)8.7595184219
Nova Scotia06Halifax (map)6.1665153821
New Brunswick
New Brunswick07Fredericton-Moncton-Saint John (map)7.7630174020
New Brunswick08Madawaska-Charlotte (map)8630174020
New Brunswick09Restigouche-Albert (map)13.5420264514
Quebec
Quebec10Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine (map)14420264514
Quebec11Quebec (map)4.4700143622
Quebec12Trois-Rivières (map)6.6665153821
Quebec13South Central Quebec (map)4.9700143622
Quebec14Sherbrooke (map)5.5700143622
Quebec15Montérégie (map)6.6665153821
Quebec16Montreal (map)6.9665153821
Quebec17Central Quebec (map)7.1630174020
Quebec18North Western Quebec (map)7.7630174020
Quebec19Lower Saint Lawrence and North Shore (map)9.7560204418
Quebec20Hull (map)5.6700143622
Quebec21Chicoutimi-Jonquière (map)7.1630174020
Ontario
Ontario22Ottawa (map)5.1700143622
Ontario23Eastern Ontario (map)5.9700143622
Ontario24Kingston (map)6.1665153821
Ontario25Central Ontario (map)6.4665153821
Ontario26Oshawa (map)5.9700143622
Ontario27Toronto (map)7.2630174020
Ontario28Hamilton (map)6700143622
Ontario29St. Catharines (map)6.5665153821
Ontario30London (map)6.5665153821
Ontario31Niagara (map)7.1630174020
Ontario32Windsor (map)5.8700143622
Ontario33Kitchener (map)5.5700143622
Ontario34Huron (map)6.7665153821
Ontario35South Central Ontario (map)4.7700143622
Ontario36Sudbury (map)7.6630174020
Ontario37Thunder Bay (map)5.6700143622
Ontario38Northern Ontario (map)12490234516
Manitoba
Manitoba39Winnipeg (map)6.6665153821
Manitoba40Southern Manitoba (map)6.6665153821
Manitoba41Northern Manitoba (map)30.8420324514
Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan42Regina (map)5.1700143622
Saskatchewan43Saskatoon (map)7665153821
Saskatchewan44Southern Saskatchewan (map)7.5630174020
Saskatchewan45Northern Saskatchewan (map)20.5420324514
Alberta
Alberta46Calgary (map)9.5560204418
Alberta47Edmonton (map)8.4595184219
Alberta48Northern Alberta (map)12.7455244515
Alberta49Southern Alberta (map)8.7595184219
British Columbia
British Columbia50Southern Interior British Columbia (map)8.8595184219
British Columbia51Abbotsford (map)6.3665153821
British Columbia52Vancouver (map)4.7700143622
British Columbia53Victoria (map)5.2700143622
British Columbia54Southern Coastal British Columbia (map)6.8665153821
British Columbia55Northern British Columbia (map)12.7455244515
TerritoriesFootnote 11
Yukon59Whitehorse (map)5.6700143622
Yukon60Yukon (map)Footnote 75.9700143622
Northwest Territories61Yellowknife (map)4.4700143622
Northwest Territories62Northwest Territories (map)Footnote 810.2525214517
Nunavut63Iqaluit (map)9.7560204418
Nunavut64Nunavut (map)Footnote 918.7420324514

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