moved for leave to introduce Bill C-479, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (benefit period increase for regional rate of unemployment).
Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. member for New Westminster—Coquitlam.
This bill would amend the Employment Insurance Act regarding the benefit period increase for regional rate of unemployment. This enactment would increase benefit periods under the Employment Insurance Act based on regional unemployment rates.
(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed)