EI Program Characteristics for the period of August 06, 2017 to September 09, 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)8.2595184219
Newfoundland and Labrador02Newfoundland/Labrador (map)Footnote 620.3420324514
Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island65Charlottetown (map)6.2665153821
Prince Edward Island66Prince Edward Island (map)Footnote 1014.1420284514
Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia04Eastern Nova Scotia (map)14.7420284514
Nova Scotia05Western Nova Scotia (map)8.7595184219
Nova Scotia06Halifax (map)6.8665153821
New Brunswick
New Brunswick07Fredericton-Moncton-Saint John (map)5.8700143622
New Brunswick08Madawaska-Charlotte (map)8630174020
New Brunswick09Restigouche-Albert (map)11.5490234516
Quebec
Quebec10Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine (map)14.2420284514
Quebec11Quebec (map)4.3700143622
Quebec12Trois-Rivières (map)6.1665153821
Quebec13South Central Quebec (map)2.8700143622
Quebec14Sherbrooke (map)5.6700143622
Quebec15Montérégie (map)5.4700143622
Quebec16Montreal (map)6.6665153821
Quebec17Central Quebec (map)5.9700143622
Quebec18North Western Quebec (map)7.9630174020
Quebec19Lower Saint Lawrence and North Shore (map)9595184219
Quebec20Hull (map)5.4700143622
Quebec21Chicoutimi-Jonquière (map)7665153821
Ontario
Ontario22Ottawa (map)6.4665153821
Ontario23Eastern Ontario (map)7.2630174020
Ontario24Kingston (map)5.5700143622
Ontario25Central Ontario (map)6.4665153821
Ontario26Oshawa (map)6700143622
Ontario27Toronto (map)6.8665153821
Ontario28Hamilton (map)5.3700143622
Ontario29St. Catharines (map)6.8665153821
Ontario30London (map)5.7700143622
Ontario31Niagara (map)7.2630174020
Ontario32Windsor (map)6.7665153821
Ontario33Kitchener (map)4.8700143622
Ontario34Huron (map)6.3665153821
Ontario35South Central Ontario (map)4.5700143622
Ontario36Sudbury (map)6.5665153821
Ontario37Thunder Bay (map)5.2700143622
Ontario38Northern Ontario (map)11.3490234516
Manitoba
Manitoba39Winnipeg (map)5.6700143622
Manitoba40Southern Manitoba (map)6700143622
Manitoba41Northern Manitoba (map)32.8420324514
Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan42Regina (map)5.3700143622
Saskatchewan43Saskatoon (map)8.4595184219
Saskatchewan44Southern Saskatchewan (map)7.3630174020
Saskatchewan45Northern Saskatchewan (map)18.9420324514
Alberta
Alberta46Calgary (map)8.6595184219
Alberta47Edmonton (map)8.4595184219
Alberta48Northern Alberta (map)11.2490234516
Alberta49Southern Alberta (map)7.1630174020
British Columbia
British Columbia50Southern Interior British Columbia (map)8630174020
British Columbia51Abbotsford (map)5.5700143622
British Columbia52Vancouver (map)5.1700143622
British Columbia53Victoria (map)5.5700143622
British Columbia54Southern Coastal British Columbia (map)5.6700143622
British Columbia55Northern British Columbia (map)10.2525214517
TerritoriesFootnote 11
Yukon59Whitehorse (map)4.4700143622
Yukon60Yukon (map)Footnote 77.4630174020
Northwest Territories61Yellowknife (map)3.4700143622
Northwest Territories62Northwest Territories (map)Footnote 810.2525214517
Nunavut63Iqaluit (map)11.3490234516
Nunavut64Nunavut (map)Footnote 918.4420324514

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