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employment insurance (EI)

Jun 09, 2011

Budget 2011 continues inequities in federal support for working Canadians

June 9, 2011

Mowat Centre features editorial by Jon Medow on EI system.

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Apr 20, 2011

New Research Finds that Canada’s EI System is an International Oddity: Treats workers differently based on region of residence

April 20, 2011

A new study commissioned by the Mowat Centre in the School of Public Policy & Governance at the University of Toronto has found that Canada is an international exception because it relies on where one lives to calculate Employment Insurance benefits.

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Apr 19, 2011

Canada’s EI regional lottery

April 19, 2011

Josh Hjartarson and Vuk Radmilovic discuss how regional differentiation in Canada’s EI system affects the unemployed.

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Jan 24, 2011

Bringing coherence to our fragmented EI system

January 24, 2011

Roy Romanow and Matthew Mendelsohn in the National Post on Canada’s fragmented EI system.

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Jan 20, 2011

Fixing EI: Getting beyond regionalism

January 20, 2011

Jon Medow, writing in the lead-up to the Mowat Centre’s EI Task Force, argues for EI reform beyond regional boundaries to include those not covered under the current system.

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Jan 19, 2011

Take the politics out of Employment Insurance

January 19, 2011

Economist Arthur Sweetman on the need to remove politics from the EI system.

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Jan 19, 2011

The price of Canada’s fraying safety net

January 19, 2011

Citing Mowat research, Barrie McKenna from the Globe and Mail discusses the current inequalities of the EI system and the need for reform.

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Jan 18, 2011

Mowat Centre EI Task Force Aims to Fix Broken EI System

January 18, 2011

Mowat Centre EI Task Force Meeting in Toronto For Final Consultations.

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