EI review

A man walks though a downtown Toronto office building with other buildings reflected in a window in this June 11, 2019 photo. The future of Canada’s social safety net is pending after the federal budget made no mention of employment insurance reform, despite the Liberals having promised to modernize the program. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

As economy slows, Feds push off EI reform over worries it could drive up premiums

Expanding eligibility prior to a recession would be costly for the government


A Foodora courier is pictured as they pick up an order for delivery from a restaurant in Toronto, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Two-year EI review needed to buy time for needed tech upgrades, Qualtrough says

Budget sets aside $5 million over two years for a long-sought review of EI


Information regarding the Canada Pension Plan is displayed of the Service Canada website in Ottawa on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Liberals’ two-year-old pledge to revamp EI, CPP appeals body delayed due to COVID-19

The legislative change are expected to be in this year’s budget bill, say the sources