The federal government is expected to announce major changes to the Employment Insurance system ā€“ the first major update since the 1990s. The IRPP released a report and a set of policy recommendations on how Canada should reform the EI system.

In this episode of the podcast, IRPP Digital Engagement Officer Nesi Altaras speaks to our lead researchers on the topic Rachel Samson (Vice President of Research) and Ricardo Chejfec (Research Associate). The conversation covers why EI exists, what it can do for the Canadian economy, and how to pay for the various necessary changes to the program.

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