L'ISLE-VERTE, QC, Jan. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Following the fire that took place on January 23, Service Canada will be present at L'Isle-Verte Fire Station, located at 210, Saint-Jean-Baptiste Street on January 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and from January 30 to February 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
"Our thoughts are with this community and all those affected by this tragedy," said the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec. "Our priority is to ensure that those affected by this tragedy have quick and easy access to emergency services, which they need now more than ever, during this difficult time."
Service Canada officers will be available to assist the citizens of L'Isle-Verte in order to facilitate access to Government of Canada programs and services and to provide information regarding various benefits, such as the Allowance for the Survivor, Death Benefit, Survivor's Pension and Employment Insurance program.
Service Canada is also providing an online reference code for those applying for Employment Insurance. This will help facilitate the processing of claims for affected workers in L'Isle-Verte. Claimants will be asked to enter their reference code during the application process. The reference code is 2541-01-2014-983367.
Citizens can also contact us by calling 1 800 O-Canada (1-800-622-6232) or by visiting:
- The Rivière-du-Loup Service Canada Centre
298 Armand-Thériault Boulevard, second floor
For more information, please visit servicecanada.gc.ca.
SOURCE: Employment and Social Development Canada
For further information:
Office of the Minister