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cpdunstan
cpdunstan
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Posted On: 4/10/2017
cpdunstan
cpdunstan
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My husband was recently "paid out" of his job that he had been working for 35 years. I am 52 years old and have been working full time (2nd time since children were born) for over 20 years. Once his payout is complete he goes into his retirement which is considerably less money. I was not planning on retiring, but we will not be able to afford our cost of living. We made the decision to move to an area where houses are considerably cheaper. It is quite a small village 2 1/2 hours from our home, 3 1/2 hours from where I work now. I am not sure I would be able to find work, would I qualify for unemployment benefits once we make that move until I find a job?
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Posted On: 4/14/2017
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Hello,

Thank you for sharing your situation and question with us.

We can appreciate that you would be concerned about this.

It is difficult for us to comment on specific cases.

It is best if you contact Service Canada directly for some information specific to your situation.

You can find some contact information on the Service Canada website.

Or call,

Toll-Free: 1-800-206-7218 (TTY: 1-800-529-3742)

I hope this information is helpful. Please let us know if you have further questions and if there is any follow up to your question/situation.

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