Employment Insurance Act
153.18 If a claimant who makes an initial claim for benefits in respect of benefits referred to in any of sections 22 to 24 received an employment insurance emergency response benefit referred to in subsection 153.7(1) or an income support payment under the Canada Emergency Response Benefit Act during the qualifying period referred to in paragraph 8(1)(a), that qualifying period is extended by
(a) 16 weeks, if the benefit period for that claim is established before July 5, 2020;
(b) 24 weeks, if the benefit period for that claim is established on or after July 5, 2020 but before August 30, 2020; or
(c) 28 weeks, if the benefit period for that claim is established on or after August 30, 2020.
- SOR/2020-173, s. 6
- SOR/2020-187, s. 2
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