Service Canada

Site: Bracebridge

Service: Employment Insurance, Bracebridge

Record #: MUS0879
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2024
Last Full Update: 24 Aug 2023


Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
Most in-person Service Canada Centres are open, please visit our website at to see if your local Service Canada office is open. Clients can apply for critical services online. Personal service support for EI and pension applications are available through e-service online and on mobile phones. Many online services available at For assistance accessing services, complete online request at

Regular Service
Temporary financial assistance and support in finding new employment. Able-bodied claimants must be seeking employment to remain eligible.

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, there are changes to this program. Please click on the link to access the changes:

Family Supplement -- for low income families who receive the Canada Child Benefit (see separate entry). Entitlement will be added to EI payment.

Special benefits:
  • 15 weeks sickness benefits
  • Up to 35 weeks for family caregiver benefit for a critically ill or injured person under 18.
  • Up to 15 weeksfor Family caregiver benefit for a critically ill or injured person 18 or over.
  • Up to 26 weeks for compassionate care benefits for a person of any age who requires end-of-life care
  • 15 weeks maternity benefits
  • 35 weeks parental benefits available to natural, legal or adoptive parents -- benefits can be shared by both parents
  • claimants may be able to receive combination of special benefits up to 71 weeks total
Any claimant or former employer of a claimant who disagrees with a claim decision may appeal to a Board of Referees.

Job Bank - online employment information and job postings. Employers wishing to list employment opportunities can post online or call 1-866-789-1297 or fax 1-866-664-2534.

Program of Employment and Social Development Canada, delivered by Service Canada.

Service Details

Public Comments Employers Hiring Foreign Worker: 1-866-556-5518
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Parry Sound District ; Parry Sound District - east half
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or walk in
Languages English; French
Fees Service - fee for passports

Address and Location

Located In Community Bracebridge
Address & Map
Federal Building, 98 Manitoba St
2nd Flr
Bracebridge, ON
Canada P1L 1S1
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Intersection Manitoba St and Dominion St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 1-800-206-7218, Employment Insurance information ; 1-800-531-7555, Employment Insurance reporting ; 1-800 367-5693, Record of Employment Order; 1-855-881-9874 (TTY) ; 1-866-789-1297, Job Bank
Toll Free Phone 1-800-277-9914, CPP; 1-800-255-4786 (TTY)
TTY Phone 1-800-529-3742, Employment Insurance information
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Mailing Address Federal Building, 98 Manitoba St 
2nd Flr 
Bracebridge, ON 
Canada P1L 1S1

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