Please be advised that all school division employees who wish to apply for Employment Insurance benefits during school breaks will be required to file an on-line application, regardless if the claim is new or renewable.

To file a claim for Employment Insurance you may choose one of the following options:

  1. Apply on the INTERNET on or after your last day of work at www.canada.gc.ca .  Go to ‘On-line Forms and Services’ and click on the ‘Employment Insurance On-line Services’ icon.
  2. If you do not have access to the Internet, you may report to one of our Human Resource Centers after your last day of work to apply using the INTERNET.

    You will be asked to provide the following information:

    – Social Insurance Number
    – Mothers maiden name
    – Earnings in your last week of work, including any statutory or vacation pay
    – Postal code of your usual place of residence
    – Banking information for Direct Deposit

Please note that regardless of which option you select, your last Record Of Employment will be electronically submitted to HRSDC. You are responsible for submitting any other ROE’s you have in your possession.

If you have any inquiries, please call our toll-free inquiry line @ 1-800-206-7218.