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223 Churchill Avenue, St. John’s, NL A1A 1N3

Formerly Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

General Inquiries: 1-800-O-CANADA (1-800-622-6232)


Mandate: The mission of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), including the Labour Program and Service Canada, is to build a stronger and more inclusive Canada, to support Canadians in helping them live productive and rewarding lives and improving Canadians’ quality of life.

Target Population: Everyone

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered: ESDC provides a multitude of services and information:

·         Programs & Policy Development

·         Employment Insurance

·         Find a Job

·         Pensions and Retirement

·         Disability Benefits

·         Family Benefits

·         Training

·         Funding Opportunities

·         Publications and Reports

·         Education

·         Hire a Temporary Foreign Worker

·         Housing Benefits

·         Communities

·         Benefits Payment Calendar

·         Workplace Standards

·         Benefits by Audience

·         Corporate Information

·         Public Pensions

·         Campaigns