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Can self-employment enjoy the Canadian social safety network as other employment

Discussion in 'Start Your Own Business in Canada – Self Employmen' started by liherb, Apr 29, 2010.

  1. Hi there. Can anybody tell me if self-employment also enable you to enjoy the social safety network, e.g. employment insurance, old age security pensions, etc. Are there any differences in this regard between self-employment and other employment? Many thanks.
  2. Yes please reply ???
  3. It depends (there is no simple yes/no answer). Read the following links for more information to determine if you qualify:



  4. I think you have to voluntarily pay your monthly fees for EI and old age pension as a business owner in order to be able to collect it when you need it.
  5. good

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