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Source of payment not pertinent for purposes of s. 36(9) of Employment Insurance Regulations

Employee’s appeal to Appeal Division of Social Security Tribunal was dismissed. Employee applied for judicial review to Federal Court of Appeal. Application dismissed. Decision of Appeal Division of Social Security Tribunal was reasonable. Source of payment not pertinent for purposes of s. 36(9) of Employment Insurance Regulations, only that it was paid by reason of layoff. Indemnity became payable as of date of layoff when employee became unemployed.

Champagne c. Canada (Procureur général) (2018), 2018 CarswellNat 1914, 2018 CAF 79, Nadon J.A., Richard Boivin J.A., and de Montigny J.A. (F.C.A.).


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