π‘¬π’Žπ’‘π’π’π’šπ’Žπ’†π’π’• 𝑰𝒏𝒔𝒖𝒓𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆 π‘©π’†π’Šπ’π’ˆ 𝑹𝒆𝒑𝒍𝒂𝒄𝒆𝒅 π‘©π’š 𝑻𝒉𝒆 π‘ͺ𝑬𝑹𝑩

EI sickness benefits will now be replaced automatically by the Canada Emergency Response Benefit. Β 

For some Canadians, this will be an increase in income and for others, this will be a decrease from $573 week to $500 week. Β 

If you were receiving EI before March 15th your EI benefits will remain however those receiving EI due to CVOID-19 will have their income supplement change from EI to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit. Β 

If you earned income above the maximum insurable income, you would have earned the maximum Employment Insurance of $537 week. Β 

You will now have your benefit decreased to $500 a week. Β 

However, for those who were under the maximum insurance income may now be seeing a supplement income increase.