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Employment Insurance Regulations (SOR/96-332)

Regulations are current to 2024-06-19 and last amended on 2023-12-08. Previous Versions

 The following employments are excluded from insurable employment:

  • (a) [Repealed, SOR/97-310, s. 1]

  • (b) employment of a person who is a member of a religious order, if the person has taken a vow of poverty and the person's remuneration is paid directly, or by that person, to the order;

  • (c) employment in respect of which premiums are payable under

    • (i) the unemployment insurance law of any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands, by reason of the Agreement between Canada and the United States Respecting Unemployment Insurance, signed on March 6 and 12, 1942, or

    • (ii) the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act of the United States;

  • (d) employment in Canada of a person who resides in a country other than Canada, if premiums are payable in respect of services performed by the person in Canada under the unemployment insurance laws of that other country;

  • (e) employment of a person for the purpose of a rescue operation, if the person is not regularly employed by the employer who employs them for that purpose; and

  • (f) employment under the Self-employment employment benefit or the Job Creation Partnerships employment benefit established by the Commission under section 59 of the Act or under a similar benefit that is provided by a provincial government or other organization and is the subject of an agreement under section 63 of the Act.

  • SOR/97-310, s. 1

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