EI Program Characteristics for the period of October 08, 2017 to November 04, 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)8.9595184219
Newfoundland and Labrador02Newfoundland/Labrador (map)Footnote 619.9420324514
Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island65Charlottetown (map)6.1665153821
Prince Edward Island66Prince Edward Island (map)Footnote 1013.9420264514
Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia04Eastern Nova Scotia (map)15.3420304514
Nova Scotia05Western Nova Scotia (map)8.8595184219
Nova Scotia06Halifax (map)7.3630174020
New Brunswick
New Brunswick07Fredericton-Moncton-Saint John (map)5.9700143622
New Brunswick08Madawaska-Charlotte (map)6.7665153821
New Brunswick09Restigouche-Albert (map)11.6490234516
Quebec
Quebec10Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine (map)14.5420284514
Quebec11Quebec (map)4.3700143622
Quebec12Trois-Rivières (map)5.6700143622
Quebec13South Central Quebec (map)2.6700143622
Quebec14Sherbrooke (map)4.9700143622
Quebec15Montérégie (map)4.9700143622
Quebec16Montreal (map)6.8665153821
Quebec17Central Quebec (map)6.8665153821
Quebec18North Western Quebec (map)8.4595184219
Quebec19Lower Saint Lawrence and North Shore (map)7.7630174020
Quebec20Hull (map)5.7700143622
Quebec21Chicoutimi-Jonquière (map)6.8665153821
Ontario
Ontario22Ottawa (map)5.7700143622
Ontario23Eastern Ontario (map)7.4630174020
Ontario24Kingston (map)5.4700143622
Ontario25Central Ontario (map)6.3665153821
Ontario26Oshawa (map)4.9700143622
Ontario27Toronto (map)5.9700143622
Ontario28Hamilton (map)4.2700143622
Ontario29St. Catharines (map)6.2665153821
Ontario30London (map)5.2700143622
Ontario31Niagara (map)7.3630174020
Ontario32Windsor (map)6.2665153821
Ontario33Kitchener (map)4.6700143622
Ontario34Huron (map)6.8665153821
Ontario35South Central Ontario (map)4.3700143622
Ontario36Sudbury (map)6700143622
Ontario37Thunder Bay (map)4.9700143622
Ontario38Northern Ontario (map)11.9490234516
Manitoba
Manitoba39Winnipeg (map)5.5700143622
Manitoba40Southern Manitoba (map)6.2665153821
Manitoba41Northern Manitoba (map)31.3420324514
Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan42Regina (map)5.6700143622
Saskatchewan43Saskatoon (map)8630174020
Saskatchewan44Southern Saskatchewan (map)7.2630174020
Saskatchewan45Northern Saskatchewan (map)18.9420324514
Alberta
Alberta46Calgary (map)8.6595184219
Alberta47Edmonton (map)8.8595184219
Alberta48Northern Alberta (map)11.3490234516
Alberta49Southern Alberta (map)7.6630174020
British Columbia
British Columbia50Southern Interior British Columbia (map)9595184219
British Columbia51Abbotsford (map)5.6700143622
British Columbia52Vancouver (map)4.6700143622
British Columbia53Victoria (map)5.4700143622
British Columbia54Southern Coastal British Columbia (map)6700143622
British Columbia55Northern British Columbia (map)9.9560204418
TerritoriesFootnote 11
Yukon59Whitehorse (map)3.8700143622
Yukon60Yukon (map)Footnote 77.5630174020
Northwest Territories61Yellowknife (map)3.1700143622
Northwest Territories62Northwest Territories (map)Footnote 812.2455244515
Nunavut63Iqaluit (map)8.6595184219
Nunavut64Nunavut (map)Footnote 918.3420324514

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