Ontario Self-Employment Benefit 

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Government of Ontario

Applies only to: Ontario

You may be able to receive income and entrepreneurial support if you are unemployed and want to start your own business. You may be eligible, if:

  • You claimed employment insurance benefits or your employment insurance benefit period ended in the past 3 years
  • You claimed employment insurance maternity or paternity benefits and received benefits in the past 5 years, and are re-joining the work force after having left it to care for a newborn or newly adopted children

Other conditions apply.