This will simplify the process of receiving EI benefits and extend how long you can receive benefits for to 76 weeks.

WHO CAN APPLY

Workers whose hours will be reduced due to COVID-19 such as drivers and food delivery people with a secondary source of income, or for self-employed people who registered for Canada Employment Insurance Commission.

WHAT TO DO NEXT

Apply for EI through the traditional process, access information regarding EI through the CRA My Account tool, and a dedicated phone line will be set up in early April for additional COVID-19 related support.

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