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  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20221113537
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2022-04-21

  • Articles and reports: 36-28-0001202200300002
    Description:

    The 2002 Immigration Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) replaced the Immigration Act, 1976 as the primary legislation guiding immigration in Canada. This article summarizes results from a recent study that compared the long-term use of social assistance among resettled refugees arriving under pre-IRPA guidelines (1997 to 2001), during the transition period (2002 to 2004), and post-IRPA (2005 to 2009). The authors used the Longitudinal immigration database (IMDB) to determine whether resettled refugees arriving after the introduction of IRPA were more likely to rely on social assistance than earlier cohorts.

    Release date: 2022-03-23

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2021083
    Description:

    Using data from the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD) and the 2020 Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) program, this infographic provides a profile of Canadian workers with disabilities who received CERB payments during the period from March 15 to September 26, 2020. The focus of the analysis is on workers who had employment or self-employment income of at least $5,000 in 2019.

    Release date: 2021-12-01

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20213232987
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2021-11-19

  • Articles and reports: 81-595-M2021006
    Description:

    The COVID-19 pandemic had large impacts on those in the skilled trades, as these jobs often require hands-on and close-proximity interactions. Using data from the Education and Labour Market Longitudinal Platform, this study examines the pandemic's impacts by investigating the proportion of journeypersons who received the CERB among those who certified between 2008 and 2019. By examining the proportions across trades, geography and population groups, this study can provide further insight into how the pandemic affected those in the skilled trades and how the impacts were different across trades and groups.

    Release date: 2021-11-08

  • Stats in brief: 45-28-0001202100100021
    Description:

    The Canada Emergency Response Benefit program (CERB) was introduced to provide financial support to employees and self-employed workers in Canada who were directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This article examines the proportion of 2019 workers who received CERB payments in 2020 by various characteristics. CERB take-up rates are presented by industry, earnings group in 2019, sex, age group and province, as well as for population groups designated as visible minorities, immigrants and Indigenous people. Some factors that help explain differences in take-up rates among these groups of workers are also examined.

    Release date: 2021-06-02

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202115330683
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2021-06-02

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201910020411
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-04-10

  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2019004
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    This article in the Economics Insights series documents the employment histories and income sources of people who died of an illicit drug overdose in British Columbia from January 1, 2007, to December 31, 2016. The data are from the British Columbia (BC) Coroners Service and from administrative data files.

    Release date: 2019-04-10

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019008
    Description:

    This infographic presents data on recent mothers who received maternity or parental benefits in Canada. Data from the 2017 Employment Insurance Coverage Survey are used to describe these mothers in terms of their distribution by age group, income, and the receipt of additional payments provided by an employer while on maternity or parental leave, among other characteristics.

    Release date: 2019-02-28
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 73-506-G
    Description:

    The Guide to Employment Insurance Statistics (EIS) summarizes the survey methodology and data source and includes a dictionary of concepts and definitions used by the program.

    Release date: 2021-10-21

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2604
    Description: This survey is conducted to release the official statistics which report on the operation of the Employment Insurance Program.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2610
    Description: The published data provided by this survey provided detailed information on contributors and beneficiaries for the purpose of employment and economic research by government departments.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3851
    Description: The February 1985 supplement to the Labour Force Survey (LFS) is being conducted by Statistics Canada on behalf of Employment and Immigration Canada (EIC). The Survey of Maternity Leave concerns women who stop working due to pregnancy and/or the birth of a child. The Government of Canada, and in particular EIC, is currently reviewing their policies concerning maternity leave benefits. In order to do this, they require more detailed information than is currently available.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3853
    Description: The objectives of this survey were to: measure the frequency and number of job changes occurring in the Canadian labour market over one-, two- and three-year periods; provide information on the characteristics of jobs held (wage rates, usual work schedules, etc.); identify groups of people who would benefit from EIC programs; and identify participants of specific EIC programs.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3898
    Description: The Self-Sufficiency Project was designed to determine the effectiveness of an earnings supplement to single-parents in receipt of Income Assistance who found full-time jobs and agreed to leave the Income Assistance Program.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 4428
    Description: The Employment Insurance Coverage Survey provides a meaningful picture of who does or does not have access to EI benefits among the jobless and those in a situation of underemployment. The survey also covers access to maternity and parental benefits.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 4445
    Description: The Community Employment Innovation Project (CEIP) is a research demonstration project that is testing a new approach to the income security system for individuals on Employment Insurance (EI) or Income Assistance (IA). Individuals who agreed to take part in the study had a chance to be offered an opportunity to participate in community employment for three years. The CEIP is conducted in the Regional Municipality of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.
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