Employment Insurance & Income Support
July 10, 2012
This report takes stock of the recent changes to EI and provides in-depth analysis of what they mean for Canadians.
April 16, 2012
This paper analyzes who is left out of EI program and recommends a new Temporary Unemployment Assistance program to plug the gaps in coverage, deepening and expanding upon a core argument of the Mowat Centre EI Task Force.
November 14, 2011
The paper proposes a blueprint for a strengthened national program to support the unemployed. Its recommendations focus on the architecture of support for the unemployed and the principles that should drive reform.
February 01, 2011
This report outlines the central themes that emerged through the EI Task Force’s consultation process.
December 01, 2010
This workbook poses a series of principles-based questions designed to provoke discussion about what a program that works for Ontario and all Canadians would look like.
November 24, 2010
This discussion paper is intended as a general resource for framing the EI Task Force’s work.
November 15, 2010
Martin Hering and Thomas R. Klassen present new data on the fiscal impact of gradually raising the age of eligibility for retirement benefits in Canada.
September 08, 2010
This Mowat Note assesses how well Canada’s Employment Insurance system performed during the most recent recession compared to previous recessions, focusing on regional inequities.
Analysis and Opinion
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