EI Program Characteristics for the period of January 08, 2017 to February 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)9.9560204418
Newfoundland and Labrador02Newfoundland/Labrador (map)Footnote 619420324514
Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island65Charlottetown (map)7.9630174020
Prince Edward Island66Prince Edward Island (map)Footnote 1014.2420284514
Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia04Eastern Nova Scotia (map)14.7420284514
Nova Scotia05Western Nova Scotia (map)8.9595184219
Nova Scotia06Halifax (map)6.1665153821
New Brunswick
New Brunswick07Fredericton-Moncton-Saint John (map)7.9630174020
New Brunswick08Madawaska-Charlotte (map)7.2630174020
New Brunswick09Restigouche-Albert (map)14.2420284514
Quebec
Quebec10Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine (map)16.4420324514
Quebec11Quebec (map)4.4700143622
Quebec12Trois-Rivières (map)7.1630174020
Quebec13South Central Quebec (map)5700143622
Quebec14Sherbrooke (map)5.8700143622
Quebec15Montérégie (map)6.4665153821
Quebec16Montreal (map)6.8665153821
Quebec17Central Quebec (map)7.4630174020
Quebec18North Western Quebec (map)8.7595184219
Quebec19Lower Saint Lawrence and North Shore (map)10.1525214517
Quebec20Hull (map)6700143622
Quebec21Chicoutimi-Jonquière (map)7.4630174020
Ontario
Ontario22Ottawa (map)6700143622
Ontario23Eastern Ontario (map)6.6665153821
Ontario24Kingston (map)5.6700143622
Ontario25Central Ontario (map)6.4665153821
Ontario26Oshawa (map)5.2700143622
Ontario27Toronto (map)6.9665153821
Ontario28Hamilton (map)5.9700143622
Ontario29St. Catharines (map)6.5665153821
Ontario30London (map)7.1630174020
Ontario31Niagara (map)7.9630174020
Ontario32Windsor (map)6.5665153821
Ontario33Kitchener (map)5.2700143622
Ontario34Huron (map)7.2630174020
Ontario35South Central Ontario (map)4.2700143622
Ontario36Sudbury (map)8630174020
Ontario37Thunder Bay (map)5.9700143622
Ontario38Northern Ontario (map)12.1455244515
Manitoba
Manitoba39Winnipeg (map)6.8665153821
Manitoba40Southern Manitoba (map)6.9665153821
Manitoba41Northern Manitoba (map)31.5420324514
Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan42Regina (map)5.3700143622
Saskatchewan43Saskatoon (map)7.4630174020
Saskatchewan44Southern Saskatchewan (map)8.1595184219
Saskatchewan45Northern Saskatchewan (map)20.3420324514
Alberta
Alberta46Calgary (map)10.5525214517
Alberta47Edmonton (map)7.5630174020
Alberta48Northern Alberta (map)12.3455244515
Alberta49Southern Alberta (map)8.2595184219
British Columbia
British Columbia50Southern Interior British Columbia (map)9.6560204418
British Columbia51Abbotsford (map)6.3665153821
British Columbia52Vancouver (map)5.2700143622
British Columbia53Victoria (map)5.8700143622
British Columbia54Southern Coastal British Columbia (map)7.4630174020
British Columbia55Northern British Columbia (map)12.4455244515
TerritoriesFootnote 11
Yukon59Whitehorse (map)5.6700143622
Yukon60Yukon (map)Footnote 78.2595184219
Northwest Territories61Yellowknife (map)4.7700143622
Northwest Territories62Northwest Territories (map)Footnote 810.1525214517
Nunavut63Iqaluit (map)4.2700143622
Nunavut64Nunavut (map)Footnote 919.3420324514

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