Wage Earner Protection Program

Government of Canada - Employment and Social Development Canada

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Provides payment of wages owing to workers with an employer that has filed bankruptcy or receivership.

Service provides:

  • payment of eligible wages owing to workers whose employer has gone bankrupt or become subject to receivership
  • eligible wages include salaries, commissions, vacation, termination, and severance pay
Yes, Service targeted to individuals:
  • legally entitled to work in Canada
  • that have lost employment with owed wages
  • with an employer has filed for bankruptcy or is subject to a receivership
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:  
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait time to process applications varies. Contact for details.

Web Site
English; French
Fee: No

Fee Reduction: No

Membership Fee: No

Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
June 14, 2023
5101 Franklin Avenue
Yellowknife, NT, X1A 3Z4
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