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Employment Insurance Act

Version of section 61 from 2003-01-01 to 2022-06-22:


Marginal note:Financial assistance

  •  (1) For the purpose of implementing employment benefits and support measures, the Commission may, in accordance with terms and conditions approved by the Treasury Board, provide financial assistance in the form of

    • (a) grants or contributions;

    • (b) loans, loan guarantees or suretyships;

    • (c) payments for any service provided at the request of the Commission; and

    • (d) vouchers to be exchanged for services and payments for the provision of the services.

  • Marginal note:Provincial agreement

    (2) The Commission may not provide any financial assistance in a province in support of employment benefits mentioned in paragraph 59(e) without the agreement of the government of the province.

  • Marginal note:Transitional payments for educational institutions

    (3) Payments under paragraph (1)(c) include the following transitional payments, which may not be made under this section more than three years after it comes into force:

    • (a) payments to a public or private educational institution for providing a course or program of instruction or training at the request of the Commission under employment benefits authorized by paragraph 59(e); and

    • (b) payments to a province in respect of the course or program if it is provided by a public educational institution and there is an agreement between the government of the province and the Commission to remunerate the province for all or part of the cost of providing the course or program.

  • 1996, c. 23, s. 61
  • 2001, c. 4, s. 75(E)
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