Issue 18-109 Employment Insurance

June 21, 2018

The number of British Columbians receiving regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits dropped 3.2% (seasonally adjusted) in April, to 42,100. Nationally, EI beneficiaries inched down 3.4%, to 453,060. The number of recipients was down in most provinces across the country. New Brunswick (-5.1%) and Alberta (-5.1%) saw the most substantial declines.

Data Source: Statistics Canada