Issue 16-221: Employment Insurance (EI)
November 22, 2016
The number of people receiving regular Employment Insurance benefits in B.C. inched up 0.9% (seasonally adjusted) to 54,410 in September, the third increase in beneficiaries this year. Since September 2015, the number of people collecting regular benefits in B.C. has also increased 0.9%, while nationally, the number was up a more substantial 5.1%.
Data Source: Statistics Canada