EI Program Characteristics for the period of December 04, 2016 to January 07, 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 618.6420324514
Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island65Charlottetown (map)7.7630174020
Prince Edward Island66Prince Edward Island (map)Footnote 1014.5420264514
Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia04Eastern Nova Scotia (map)14.8420284514
Nova Scotia05Western Nova Scotia (map)9.1560204418
Nova Scotia06Halifax (map)5.9700143622
New Brunswick
New Brunswick07Fredericton-Moncton-Saint John (map)7.3630174020
New Brunswick08Madawaska-Charlotte (map)7.4630174020
New Brunswick09Restigouche-Albert (map)15.2420304514
Quebec
Quebec10Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine (map)16.2420324514
Quebec11Quebec (map)4.5700143622
Quebec12Trois-Rivières (map)7665153821
Quebec13South Central Quebec (map)5.4700143622
Quebec14Sherbrooke (map)6700143622
Quebec15Montérégie (map)6.6665153821
Quebec16Montreal (map)7665153821
Quebec17Central Quebec (map)7.3630174020
Quebec18North Western Quebec (map)8.5595184219
Quebec19Lower Saint Lawrence and North Shore (map)10.2525214517
Quebec20Hull (map)6.6665153821
Quebec21Chicoutimi-Jonquière (map)7.2630174020
Ontario
Ontario22Ottawa (map)6700143622
Ontario23Eastern Ontario (map)7.2630174020
Ontario24Kingston (map)5.6700143622
Ontario25Central Ontario (map)6.9665153821
Ontario26Oshawa (map)5.4700143622
Ontario27Toronto (map)6.9665153821
Ontario28Hamilton (map)6.3665153821
Ontario29St. Catharines (map)6.3665153821
Ontario30London (map)7665153821
Ontario31Niagara (map)7.7630174020
Ontario32Windsor (map)6.4665153821
Ontario33Kitchener (map)5.3700143622
Ontario34Huron (map)7.6630174020
Ontario35South Central Ontario (map)3.8700143622
Ontario36Sudbury (map)7.4630174020
Ontario37Thunder Bay (map)6700143622
Ontario38Northern Ontario (map)12.1455244515
Manitoba
Manitoba39Winnipeg (map)6.8665153821
Manitoba40Southern Manitoba (map)6.9665153821
Manitoba41Northern Manitoba (map)32420324514
Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan42Regina (map)5.4700143622
Saskatchewan43Saskatoon (map)7.5630174020
Saskatchewan44Southern Saskatchewan (map)8.1595184219
Saskatchewan45Northern Saskatchewan (map)20.2420324514
Alberta
Alberta46Calgary (map)10.5525214517
Alberta47Edmonton (map)7665153821
Alberta48Northern Alberta (map)12.3455244515
Alberta49Southern Alberta (map)8.3595184219
British Columbia
British Columbia50Southern Interior British Columbia (map)9.5560204418
British Columbia51Abbotsford (map)6.9665153821
British Columbia52Vancouver (map)5.2700143622
British Columbia53Victoria (map)5.8700143622
British Columbia54Southern Coastal British Columbia (map)7.6630174020
British Columbia55Northern British Columbia (map)12.2455244515
TerritoriesFootnote 11
Yukon59Whitehorse (map)5.9700143622
Yukon60Yukon (map)Footnote 78.8595184219
Northwest Territories61Yellowknife (map)4.8700143622
Northwest Territories62Northwest Territories (map)Footnote 810.4525214517
Nunavut63Iqaluit (map)3.4700143622
Nunavut64Nunavut (map)Footnote 920.4420324514

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