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Employment Insurance Sickness Benefits
Provided by: Government of Canada - Service Canada

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Service Description

Provides benefits to individuals who are unable to work because of sickness, injury, or quarantine.


Have paid EI premiums. Met the specific criteria for receiving EI sickness benefits. Normal weekly earnings have been reduced by more than 40%. Have accumulated at least 600 hours of insurable employment during the qualifying period or, if the person is a self-employed fisher and have sufficient insurable earnings from self-employment in fishing during the qualifying period.

Application Process

Submit an application online.

Documents Required

Personal Information. Employment Information



Toll Free: 1-800-277-9914


Toll Free: 1-800-367-5693

Record of Employment * Toll Free TTY 1-855-881-9874

Toll Free: 1-800-206-7218

Employment Insurance Program * Toll Free TTY 1-800-529-3742

Toll Free: 1-800-531-7555

Telephone Reporting Service Employment Insurance

TTY Toll Free: 1-800-255-4786

Income Security Program

TTY: Toll free 1-800-529-3742

Toll Free

Toll-Free: 1-800-622-6232


Business Line: 1-800-206-7218

EI Telephone Information Service

Service Website


Coverage Area


Languages Offered

English, French

Service Canada Centre – Moose Jaw


Victoria Place
501-111 Fairford Street East
Moose Jaw SK  S6H 7X9

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Location Info

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Wheelchair accessible

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