Tom Sweeney

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EI and bankruptcy levels are on the rise…

Posted by sweens on March 24, 2009


CBC is reporting that the level of Canadians who filed for bankruptcy is up 15.8% according to a report released earlier today.  The Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy Canada reported that 117,000 Canadians filed for bankruptcy for a 12-month period ending January 2009. 

 

Statistics Canada is also reporting that the number of Canadians who filed for employment insurance benefits rose above the 500,000 level nationally for January.  This number represents a jump of 23,700 or 4.4% compared to January.

 

To read the full article, please visit:

http://www.cbc.ca/money/story/2009/03/24/ei-bankrupt-canada-january.html

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