COVID-19: Your Job & EI
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The application for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) through the Canada Revenue Agency is open as of April 6. Government of Canada's guide to applying for CERB.
CRA's guideline on the best day to apply is based on the month you were born in:
- January, February or March - apply on Mondays
- April, May or June - apply on Tuesdays
- July, August or September - apply on Wednesdays
- October, November or December - apply on Thursdays
- Any month - apply on Fridays & Saturdays
Prepared by Courthouse Libraries BC, this wiki is a directory of online resources dealing with the ways COVID-19 health directives are affecting people’s lives, including information on employment, housing, family law, debt, legal assistance and courts and tribunals.
Step-by-step instructions on applying for Covid-19 related EI in British Columbia. Created by the British Columbia Government and Service Employees' Union.
Begin the application process for regular EI benefits as opposed to the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit which is will be accessible through a secure web portal - see CERB above.
Links to federal programs for families, people facing unemployment, people who are sick, quarantined, or in directed self-isolation, people who are unable to work, seniors, students, youth and businesses.
This plain language guide to applying for Canadian and provincial benefits related to COVID-19 was compiled and published freely by Dr. Jennifer Robson, Associate Professorof Political Management at Carleton University.