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Generic Drug Price Reductions coming April 1 ,2018

Statement by Minister of Health and Long-Term Care January 29, 2018 The following statement was issued today by Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, following an announcement by the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance and the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association: “The new initiative between the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance (pCPA) and the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical […]

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Ontario Drug Benefit Plan

ONTARIO DRUG BENEFIT PLAN With the recent implementation of the OHIP+ coverage which extends the Ontario Drug Benefit plan to Ontario residents under the age of 25, we have taken this opportunity to post a copy of this document on our website.  This will provide you with a detailed list of what is now covered […]

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Summary of Bill 148- Changes to Employment Standards Act, 2000

Summary of Bill 148- Changes to Employment Standards Act, 2000 Attached is a summary of changes for the upcoming year impacting the Employment Standard Act, 2000. Many of the proposed changes to the Employment Standards Act are scheduled to take place on a rolling basis. As of January 1, 2018, many of the increased leave requirements are set […]

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Ontario’s Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act

Ontario’s Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act On November 22, 2017, Ontario passed The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 which will raise the minimum wage, expand personal emergency leave, and increase enforcement of employment laws. Highlights of the passed changes include: Ontario’s general minimum wage will increase to $14 per hour on January 18, 2018 then to […]

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Prescription Drugs for Ontario Children

Effective January 2018, all Ontario Children under the age of 25 will receive free prescription drug coverage.  The prescriptions covered will include all drugs currently listed on the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) plan which totals approximately 4,400 prescriptions. It is important to note this does not replace prescription drug coverage offered through an employer sponsored […]

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