EI fishing benefits - Overview
What these benefits offer
Employment Insurance (EI) provides fishing benefits to qualifying, self-employed fishersFootnote 1 who are actively seeking work. Unlike regular EI benefits, eligibility for EI fishing benefits is based on earnings, not insurable hours of employment.
Fishers may be eligible to receive regular fishing benefits as well as sickness, maternity, parental, compassionate care and/or family caregiver benefits.
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