EI Program Characteristics for the period of April 09, 2017 to May 06, 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)9.1560204418
Newfoundland and Labrador02Newfoundland/Labrador (map)Footnote 619420324514
Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island65Charlottetown (map)7665153821
Prince Edward Island66Prince Edward Island (map)Footnote 1012.8455244515
Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia04Eastern Nova Scotia (map)14.3420284514
Nova Scotia05Western Nova Scotia (map)8.6595184219
Nova Scotia06Halifax (map)6.6665153821
New Brunswick
New Brunswick07Fredericton-Moncton-Saint John (map)6.9665153821
New Brunswick08Madawaska-Charlotte (map)8.2595184219
New Brunswick09Restigouche-Albert (map)13.6420264514
Quebec
Quebec10Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine (map)12.7455244515
Quebec11Quebec (map)4.2700143622
Quebec12Trois-Rivières (map)6.7665153821
Quebec13South Central Quebec (map)4.9700143622
Quebec14Sherbrooke (map)5.9700143622
Quebec15Montérégie (map)6.5665153821
Quebec16Montreal (map)6.8665153821
Quebec17Central Quebec (map)7665153821
Quebec18North Western Quebec (map)7.3630174020
Quebec19Lower Saint Lawrence and North Shore (map)9.1560204418
Quebec20Hull (map)5.7700143622
Quebec21Chicoutimi-Jonquière (map)6.8665153821
Ontario
Ontario22Ottawa (map)4.9700143622
Ontario23Eastern Ontario (map)6.1665153821
Ontario24Kingston (map)6.1665153821
Ontario25Central Ontario (map)6.5665153821
Ontario26Oshawa (map)6.2665153821
Ontario27Toronto (map)7.2630174020
Ontario28Hamilton (map)6700143622
Ontario29St. Catharines (map)6.5665153821
Ontario30London (map)6.3665153821
Ontario31Niagara (map)6.6665153821
Ontario32Windsor (map)5.7700143622
Ontario33Kitchener (map)5.6700143622
Ontario34Huron (map)6.8665153821
Ontario35South Central Ontario (map)4.6700143622
Ontario36Sudbury (map)7.1630174020
Ontario37Thunder Bay (map)5.6700143622
Ontario38Northern Ontario (map)12.2455244515
Manitoba
Manitoba39Winnipeg (map)6.4665153821
Manitoba40Southern Manitoba (map)6.3665153821
Manitoba41Northern Manitoba (map)30.9420324514
Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan42Regina (map)5700143622
Saskatchewan43Saskatoon (map)7.5630174020
Saskatchewan44Southern Saskatchewan (map)6.8665153821
Saskatchewan45Northern Saskatchewan (map)20.2420324514
Alberta
Alberta46Calgary (map)9.1560204418
Alberta47Edmonton (map)8.5595184219
Alberta48Northern Alberta (map)12.7455244515
Alberta49Southern Alberta (map)9595184219
British Columbia
British Columbia50Southern Interior British Columbia (map)8.4595184219
British Columbia51Abbotsford (map)6.5665153821
British Columbia52Vancouver (map)4.8700143622
British Columbia53Victoria (map)4.7700143622
British Columbia54Southern Coastal British Columbia (map)6.7665153821
British Columbia55Northern British Columbia (map)12.2455244515
TerritoriesFootnote 11
Yukon59Whitehorse (map)5.4700143622
Yukon60Yukon (map)Footnote 76.6665153821
Northwest Territories61Yellowknife (map)4.6700143622
Northwest Territories62Northwest Territories (map)Footnote 89.8560204418
Nunavut63Iqaluit (map)8.9595184219
Nunavut64Nunavut (map)Footnote 918.2420324514

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