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Important Notices

If you have stopped working because of COVID-19, the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) may provide you with temporary income support. Continue your application and select "Regular benefits" or "Sickness benefits" when prompted, whichever best applies to your situation.

Using direct deposit, the Government of Canada can deposit payments automatically into your bank account and avoid postal delay. Sign up for direct deposit when you apply for EI! It is convenient, secure and reliable.

You have chosen to complete your application in English. You will not be able to change to French once you start your online session. If you wish to change language you must do so before you begin.

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