You stop receiving benefits if: you receive all the weeks of benefits to which you were entitled. the payment timeframe during which you can receive benefits ends. you stop filing your bi-weekly report.
How do I stop my EI claim?
If you prefer to terminate your existing claim and begin another EI claim, do not start the application at this time. To terminate a claim you must first contact us by calling 1 800 206-7218 ( TTY : 1-800-529-3742). Your decision to terminate a claim is final and cannot be changed.
How long do you get EI for?
You can receive EI from 14 weeks up to a maximum of 45 weeks, depending on the unemployment rate in your region at the time of filing your claim and the amount of insurable hours youve accumulated in the last 52 weeks or since your last claim, whichever is shorter.
What happens to EI when you get a job?
Youll be able to keep 50 cents of your Employment Insurance (EI) benefits for every dollar you earn, up to 90% of the weekly insurable earnings used to calculate your EI benefit amount, if you work while receiving regular benefits and have served your waiting period.