Fishers EI:  Changes effective as of September 27 2020, in effect for 1 year,

  • A minimum unemployment rate of 13.1% applies to all regions across Canada starting August 9, 2020
    • If your region's unemployment rate is higher than 13.1%, we'll use the higher actual rate to calculate your benefits
  • If you’re a fisher we’ll look at the earnings from your 2018, 2019 and 2020 summer or winter seasons to determine your benefit rate and establish your claim for the same season
  • You'll receive at least $500 per week before taxes but you could receive more