Employment Insurance Regulations (SOR/96-332)

Regulations are current to 2016-06-21 and last amended on 2016-01-01. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE I(Paragraphs 17(1)(a) and (b), subsections 17.1(1) and 18(1), paragraph 77.2(2)(b), subsections 77.5(2), 77.7(2), 77.8(2) and 77.9(2), paragraph 77.92(2)(a) and subsections 77.93(2), 77.94(2), 77.95(2) and 77.97(2))Regions for the Purposes of Parts I and VIII of the Act

Interpretation
  • 1 The definitions in this section apply in this Schedule.

    Census Agglomeration

    Census Agglomeration for the purposes of sections 2, 5, 7 and 9, means a census agglomeration within the meaning of the Statistics Canada document entitled Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 1996 and for the purposes of sections 8, 12 and 13, means a census agglomeration within the meaning of the Statistics Canada document entitled Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2011. (agglomération de recensement)

    Census Division

    Census Division means a census division within the meaning of the Statistics Canada document entitled Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 1996. (division de recensement)

    Census Metropolitan Area

    Census Metropolitan Area means a census metropolitan area within the meaning of the Statistics Canada document entitled Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 1996. (région métropolitaine de recensement)

    Census Subdivision

    Census Subdivision for the purposes of sections 5 and 11, means a census subdivision within the meaning of the Statistics Canada document entitled Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 1996 and for the purposes of sections 8 and 12 to 14, means a census subdivision within the meaning of the Statistics Canada document entitled Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2011. (subdivision de recensement)

Regions
Ontario
    • 2 (1) The region of Ottawa, consisting of the portion of the Census Metropolitan Area of Ottawa — Hull that lies in the Province of Ontario.

    • (1.1) The region of Kingston, consisting of the Census Agglomeration of Kingston.

    • (1.2) The region of Central Ontario, consisting of

      • (a) the portion of Census Division No. 11 that is not part of the Census Agglomeration of Kingston;

      • (b) the portion of Census Division No. 18 that is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Oshawa or the Census Metropolitan Area of Toronto;

      • (c) the portion of Census Division No. 43 that is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Toronto; and

      • (d) Census Division Nos. 12 to 16, 41, 42, 44 and 46.

    • (2) The region of Eastern Ontario, consisting of

      • (a) those portions of Census Division Nos. 2 and 7 that are not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Ottawa — Hull;

      • (b) the portion of Census Division No. 10 that is not part of the Census Agglomeration of Kingston; and

      • (c) Census Division Nos. 1, 9 and 47.

    • (3) The region of Northern Ontario, consisting of

      • (a) those portions of Census Division Nos. 52 and 53 that are not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Sudbury;

      • (b) the portion of Census Division No. 58 that is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Thunder Bay; and

      • (c) Census Division Nos. 48, 49, 51, 54, 56, 57, 59 and 60.

    • (4) The region of Oshawa, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of Oshawa.

    • (5) The region of Toronto, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of Toronto.

    • (6) The region of Hamilton, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of Hamilton.

    • (7) The region of St. Catharines, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of St. Catharines — Niagara.

    • (8) The region of London, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of London.

    • (9) The region of Niagara, consisting of

      • (a) the portion of Census Division No. 26 that is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Hamilton or the Census Metropolitan Area of St. Catharines — Niagara;

      • (b) the portion of Census Division No. 34 that lies east of and is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of London; and

      • (c) Census Division Nos. 28 and 29.

    • (10) The region of Windsor, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of Windsor.

    • (11) The region of Kitchener, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of Kitchener.

    • (12) The region of Huron, consisting of

      • (a) the portion of Census Division No. 34 that is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of London or the region of Niagara;

      • (b) the portion of Census Division No. 37 that is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Windsor; and

      • (c) Census Division Nos. 36 and 38.

    • (13) The region of South Central Ontario, consisting of

      • (a) the portion of Census Division No. 22 that is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Toronto;

      • (b) the portion of Census Division No. 30 that is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Kitchener;

      • (c) the portion of Census Division No. 39 that is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of London; and

      • (d) Census Division Nos. 23, 31, 32 and 40.

    • (14) The region of Sudbury, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of Sudbury.

    • (15) The region of Thunder Bay, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of Thunder Bay.

    • (16) [Repealed, SOR/2000-268, s. 2]

Quebec
    • 3 (1) The region of Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine, consisting of Census Division Nos. 1 to 8 and 98.

    • (2) The region of Quebec, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of Quebec City.

    • (3) The region of Central Quebec, consisting of

      • (a) those portions of Census Division Nos. 21 and 22 that are not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Quebec City;

      • (b) those portions of Census Division Nos. 37 and 38 that are not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Trois-Rivières;

      • (c) those portions of Census Division Nos. 41, 42, 44 and 45 that are not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Sherbrooke;

      • (d) those portions of Census Division Nos. 52, 60, 75 and 76 that are not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Montreal;

      • (e) the portion of Census Division No. 82 that is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Ottawa — Hull; and

      • (f) Census Division Nos. 31 to 36, 39, 40, 48, 49, 50, 51, 53, 61, 62, 63, 77, 78, 80 and 90.

    • (4) The region of Trois-Rivières, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of Trois-Rivières.

    • (5) The region of South Central Quebec, consisting of

      • (a) those portions of Census Division Nos. 19 and 24 that are not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Quebec City; and

      • (b) Census Division Nos. 26, 27, 29 and 30.

    • (6) The region of Sherbrooke, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of Sherbrooke.

    • (7) The region of Montérégie, consisting of

      • (a) those portions of Census Division Nos. 55, 57, 59, 70 and 71 that are not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Montreal; and

      • (b) Census Division Nos. 46, 47, 54, 56, 68 and 69.

    • (8) The region of Montreal, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of Montreal.

    • (9) The region of North Western Quebec, consisting of Census Division Nos. 79, 83 to 89 and 99.

    • (10) The region of Hull, consisting of the portion of the Census Metropolitan Area of Ottawa — Hull that lies in the Province of Quebec.

    • (11) The region of Lower Saint Lawrence and North Shore, consisting of

      • (a) the portion of Census Division No. 94 that is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Chicoutimi — Jonquière; and

      • (b) Census Division Nos. 9 to 18, 28, 91, 92, 93, 95, 96 and 97.

    • (12) The region of Chicoutimi — Jonquière, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of Chicoutimi — Jonquière.

Nova Scotia
    • 4 (1) The region of Eastern Nova Scotia, consisting of

      • (a) Census Division Nos. 13 to 18; and

      • (b) the portion of Census Division No. 9 that is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Halifax.

    • (2) The region of Halifax, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of Halifax.

    • (3) The region of Western Nova Scotia, consisting of Census Division Nos. 1 to 8, 10, 11 and 12.

    • (4) and (5) [Repealed, SOR/2000-268, s. 4]

New Brunswick
    • 5 (1) The region of Fredericton — Moncton — Saint John, consisting of

      • (a) Census Division Nos. 1 and 5;

      • (b) the portion of Census Division No. 2 that is part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Saint John;

      • (c) Census Subdivision Nos. 1303001, 1303004, 1303005, 1303006, 1303008, 1303011, 1303012, 1303013 and 1303016;

      • (d) the portion of Census Division No. 4 that is part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Saint John;

      • (e) the portion of Census Division No. 6 that is part of the Census Agglomeration of Moncton;

      • (f) Census Subdivision Nos. 1307019, 1307022, 1307028 and 1307045; and

      • (g) the portion of Census Division No. 10 that is part of the Census Agglomeration of Fredericton.

    • (2) The region of Madawaska — Charlotte, consisting of

      • (a) the portion of Census Division No. 2 that is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Saint John;

      • (b) Census Division Nos. 11, 12 and 13; and

      • (c) Census Subdivision Nos. 1310004, 1310005, 1310006, 1310007, 1310008, 1310011, 1310012, 1310013, 1310014, 1310016, 1310021, 1310024, 1310025 and 1310054.

    • (3) The region of Restigouche — Albert, consisting of

      • (a) Census Division Nos. 8, 9, 14 and 15;

      • (b) Census Subdivision Nos. 1303014 and 1303018;

      • (c) the portion of Census Division No. 4 that is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Saint John;

      • (d) the portion of Census Division No. 6 that is not part of the Census Agglomeration of Moncton;

      • (e) Census Subdivision Nos. 1307001, 1307002, 1307004, 1307005, 1307007, 1307008, 1307009, 1307011, 1307012, 1307013, 1307014, 1307016, 1307024, 1307029 and 1307052; and

      • (f) Census Subdivision Nos. 1310036 and 1310037.

Manitoba
    • 6 (1) The region of Winnipeg, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of Winnipeg.

    • (2) The region of Southern Manitoba, consisting of

      • (a) those portions of Census Division Nos. 2, 10, 13 and 14 that are not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Winnipeg; and

      • (b) Census Division Nos. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 15, 16, 17 and 20.

    • (3) The region of Northern Manitoba, consisting of

      • (a) the portion of Census Division No. 12 that is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Winnipeg; and

      • (b) Census Division Nos. 1, 18, 19, 21, 22 and 23.

British Columbia
    • 7 (1) The region of Southern Interior British Columbia, consisting of Census Division Nos. 1, 3, 5, 7, 33, 35, 37 and 39.

    • (2) The region of Vancouver, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of Vancouver.

    • (3) The region of Victoria, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of Victoria.

    • (4) The region of Southern Coastal British Columbia, consisting of

      • (a) the portion of Census Division No. 17 that is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Victoria; and

      • (b) the portion of Census Division No. 9 that is not part of the Census Agglomeration of Abbotsford; and

      • (c) Census Division Nos. 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29 and 31.

    • (4.1) The region of Abbotsford, consisting of the Census Agglomeration of Abbotsford.

    • (5) The region of Northern British Columbia, consisting of Census Division Nos. 41, 43, 45, 47, 49, 51, 53, 55, 57 and 59.

Prince Edward Island
    • 8 (1) The region of Charlottetown, consisting of the Census Agglomeration of Charlottetown.

    • (2) The region of Prince Edward Island, consisting of all Census Subdivisions that are not part of the Census Agglomeration of Charlottetown.

Saskatchewan
    • 9 (1) The region of Regina, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of Regina.

    • (2) The region of Saskatoon, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of Saskatoon.

    • (3) The region of Southern Saskatchewan, consisting of

      • (a) the portion of Census Division No. 6 that is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Regina;

      • (b) the portion of Census Division No. 11 that is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Saskatoon;

      • (c) the portion of Census Division No. 12 that is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Saskatoon and not part of the Census Agglomeration of North Battleford; and

      • (d) Census Division Nos. 1 to 5, 7 to 10 and 13.

    • (4) The region of Northern Saskatchewan, consisting of

      • (a) the portion of Census Division No. 12 that is part of the Census Agglomeration of North Battleford; and

      • (b) Census Division Nos. 14 to 18.

Alberta
    • 10 (1) The region of Calgary, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of Calgary.

    • (2) The region of Edmonton, consisting of the Census Metropolitan Area of Edmonton.

    • (3) The region of Southern Alberta, consisting of

      • (a) the portion of Census Division No. 6 that is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Calgary;

      • (b) those portions of Census Division Nos. 10 and 11 that are not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of Edmonton; and

      • (c) Census Division Nos. 1 to 5, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 18 and 19.

    • (4) The region of Northern Alberta, consisting of Census Division Nos. 12, 13, 16 and 17.

Newfoundland
    • 11 (1) The region of St. John’s, consisting of the portion of the Census Metropolitan Area of St. John’s that is not part of Census Subdivision Nos. 01557 and 01559 of Census Division No. 1.

    • (2) The region of Newfoundland/Labrador, consisting of

      • (a) Census Subdivision Nos. 01557 and 01559 and the portion of Census Division No. 1 that is not part of the Census Metropolitan Area of St. John’s; and

      • (b) Census Division Nos. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10.

Yukon
    • 12 (1) The region of Whitehorse, consisting of the Census Agglomeration of Whitehorse.

    • (2) The region of Yukon, consisting of all Census Subdivisions that are not part of the Census Agglomeration of Whitehorse.

Northwest Territories
    • 13 (1) The region of Yellowknife, consisting of the Census Agglomeration of Yellowknife.

    • (2) The region of the Northwest Territories, consisting of all Census Subdivisions that are not part of the Census Agglomeration of Yellowknife.

Nunavut
    • 14 (1) The region of Iqaluit, consisting of the Census Subdivision No. 6204003.

    • (2) The region of Nunavut, consisting of all Census Subdivisions except for Census Subdivision No. 6204003.

  • SOR/97-245, s. 2;
  • SOR/2000-17, ss. 2, 3;
  • SOR/2000-268, ss. 2 to 9;
  • err.(E), Vol. 134, No. 15;
  • SOR/2001-495, s. 3;
  • SOR/2005-317, s. 2;
  • SOR/2005-368, s. 2;
  • SOR/2005-369, s. 2;
  • SOR/2006-166, s. 2;
  • SOR/2008-257, s. 3;
  • SOR/2010-214, s. 5;
  • SOR/2011-127, ss. 4, 5, 6;
  • SOR/2012-128, s. 3;
  • SOR/2014-160, ss. 2 to 5;
  • SOR/2015-151, s. 2.
 
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