Service Canada has updated the latest initiatives for Canadians affected by the COVID-19 pandemic;

  •  EI sickness benefits are still offering up to 15 weeks of revenue replacement;
  •  The one-week waiting period for new claimants in quarantine has been eliminated;
  •  There is a new phone number for inquiries: 1-833-381-2725.
  •  The processing of EI sickness claims of people in quarantine will be prioritized.

More information on Service Canada’s COVID-19 initiatives are available here.