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  • My business is seasonal - can I collect unemployment insurance in the off season?

Claudius du Plooy

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Generally, self-employed people cannot collect unemployment insurance while they are generating an income from their business - unless your activities are considered "small" under the regulations published by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

Visit Service Canada's website, or contact Service Canada directly to determine your eligibility

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About Claudius du Plooy

Claudius du Plooy, BComm, LLB, LLM is Founder of Claudius du Plooy Law Firm, a practice focussed on business law (corporate commercial law), securities law, commercial real estate development, entertainment law and international trade law. Claudius is passionate about SMEs.

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