January 4, 2017

Legislation Across the Country

Legislation affecting benefit programs changes from time to time.  Here’s a quick update on some recent issues from across Canada:  Quebec Bill 92, an Act to extend the powers of the Régie de l’assurance maladie.

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November 1, 2016

Defined Contribution Benefit Plans

If your company demographics are anything like ours, you have a workforce that spans multiple generations all with varying ideas about what a benefit plan should offer.    Employees are working later in life either.

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September 7, 2016

Changes to EI and Public Pensions

EI Changes to Impact Group Disability Plans The 2016 Federal budget included enhancements to the Employment Insurance (EI) program.  One such change is slated to take effect January 1st, 2017 and may impact some employer-sponsored.

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July 4, 2016

Drug Plan Differences & Olympic Opportunities

Drug Plan Differences There are many different types of drug plans available but the three most common are: Brand Name: These plans cover up to the reasonable and customary cost of the brand name drug.

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May 3, 2016

The Future of Healthcare Management

At the recent TELUS Health industry conference, Vincent Ng, Health Business Consulting Senior Manager at TELUS Health spoke about harnessing the power of technology to improve health care. He says a behaviour change is needed.

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Benefits Bulletin

March 1, 2019 Trending & Administrative Reminder

Trending:  Personal Spending Accounts The shape of benefits plans continues to change and develop to align with changing work environments.

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Health & Wellness

March 29, 2019 OHIP+ Changes

The end of free prescriptions  In 2018, the then Liberal Ontario government announced a new OHIP program called OHIP+.  It.

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