EI Program Characteristics for the period of February 12, 2017 to March 11, 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)9.6560204418
Newfoundland and Labrador02Newfoundland/Labrador (map)Footnote 618.6420324514
Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island65Charlottetown (map)7.6630174020
Prince Edward Island66Prince Edward Island (map)Footnote 1013.3420264514
Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia04Eastern Nova Scotia (map)14.4420284514
Nova Scotia05Western Nova Scotia (map)9.1560204418
Nova Scotia06Halifax (map)6700143622
New Brunswick
New Brunswick07Fredericton-Moncton-Saint John (map)7.8630174020
New Brunswick08Madawaska-Charlotte (map)7.2630174020
New Brunswick09Restigouche-Albert (map)13.6420264514
Quebec
Quebec10Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine (map)15.5420304514
Quebec11Quebec (map)4.3700143622
Quebec12Trois-Rivières (map)7665153821
Quebec13South Central Quebec (map)4.9700143622
Quebec14Sherbrooke (map)5.5700143622
Quebec15Montérégie (map)6.5665153821
Quebec16Montreal (map)6.7665153821
Quebec17Central Quebec (map)7.1630174020
Quebec18North Western Quebec (map)8.4595184219
Quebec19Lower Saint Lawrence and North Shore (map)9.9560204418
Quebec20Hull (map)5.5700143622
Quebec21Chicoutimi-Jonquière (map)7.7630174020
Ontario
Ontario22Ottawa (map)5.7700143622
Ontario23Eastern Ontario (map)6700143622
Ontario24Kingston (map)5.7700143622
Ontario25Central Ontario (map)6.5665153821
Ontario26Oshawa (map)5.3700143622
Ontario27Toronto (map)7665153821
Ontario28Hamilton (map)6700143622
Ontario29St. Catharines (map)6.6665153821
Ontario30London (map)7.3630174020
Ontario31Niagara (map)7.2630174020
Ontario32Windsor (map)6.3665153821
Ontario33Kitchener (map)5.4700143622
Ontario34Huron (map)6.7665153821
Ontario35South Central Ontario (map)4.6700143622
Ontario36Sudbury (map)7.8630174020
Ontario37Thunder Bay (map)5.8700143622
Ontario38Northern Ontario (map)12.1455244515
Manitoba
Manitoba39Winnipeg (map)6.6665153821
Manitoba40Southern Manitoba (map)6.9665153821
Manitoba41Northern Manitoba (map)31.2420324514
Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan42Regina (map)5.2700143622
Saskatchewan43Saskatoon (map)7.4630174020
Saskatchewan44Southern Saskatchewan (map)7.9630174020
Saskatchewan45Northern Saskatchewan (map)20.3420324514
Alberta
Alberta46Calgary (map)10.2525214517
Alberta47Edmonton (map)8.2595184219
Alberta48Northern Alberta (map)12.7455244515
Alberta49Southern Alberta (map)8.6595184219
British Columbia
British Columbia50Southern Interior British Columbia (map)9.3560204418
British Columbia51Abbotsford (map)6.4665153821
British Columbia52Vancouver (map)5700143622
British Columbia53Victoria (map)5.5700143622
British Columbia54Southern Coastal British Columbia (map)7665153821
British Columbia55Northern British Columbia (map)12.8455244515
TerritoriesFootnote 11
Yukon59Whitehorse (map)5.4700143622
Yukon60Yukon (map)Footnote 79.2560204418
Northwest Territories61Yellowknife (map)5.1700143622
Northwest Territories62Northwest Territories (map)Footnote 810.2525214517
Nunavut63Iqaluit (map)4.6700143622
Nunavut64Nunavut (map)Footnote 918.9420324514

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