The Federal Government has announced changes to the maternity benefits and parental benefits paid under the Employment Insurance program. The changes are effective December 3, 2017.

Please note that Québec residents receive benefits under the Québec Parental Insurance Plan and are not affected by the changes to the federal benefits.

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November 7, 2017

Premium rates and maximum insurable earnings for 2018


The maximum insurable earnings taken into account when calculating parental insurance benefits will increase to $74 000 as of January 1, 2018. Note that premium rates remain the same. For more information on premium rates and maximum insurable earnings

August 15, 2017

Québec Parental Insurance Plan premium rates to remain the same in 2018


On June 16, 2017, the Conseil des ministres announced in a press release (PDF, 307 KO) (French only) that Québec Parental Insurance Plan premium rates for 2018 will remain at the same level as in 2017. The premium rate (as a percentage of insurable income), is 0.548% for salaried workers,...

June 15, 2017

Moving? Be sure to inform the QPIP.


If you move, you must inform the QPIP of your new address and telephone number. To do so, access your online file , or call the Centre de service à la clientèle at 1-888-610-7727. The information is needed in order for us to send you important information, such as your...

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