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Ontario’s Bill 47, the Making Ontario Open for Business Act

Provision Name Repealed Bill 148 Provision New Bill 47 Provision Effective Date Personal Emergency Leave (PEL) All employers must provide 10 days of PEL per calendar year, the first 2 paid and the following 8 unpaid. All employees are entitled to the following leaves per calendar year: 3 unpaid days of sick leave 3 unpaid […]

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Changes coming to PIPEDA: Are you ready?

Effective November 1, 2018 updates to PIPEDA, previously announced in May 2018, will be going into effect.  Are you aware of these changes and has your business taken the necessary steps to remain compliant? Information taken directly from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada website.  

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Self Service has Never Been so Easy!

Employees are in a better position to take control of their own benefits plan now.  Here is a quick snapshot on the types of services Employees can now do on their own.

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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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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Below are a couple of myths about breast cancer that we should all be aware of. 1.  THE BREAST CANCER MYTH Finding a lump in your breast means you have breast cancer. THE TRUTH Only a small percentage of breast lumps turn out to be cancer.  But if you […]

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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s disease, or related dementia, affects an estimated 500,000 Canadians, and statistics predict that this number will double within a generation. Fortunately, for every person living with Alzheimer’s disease, there are also many family members and friends providing care and support. Alzheimer’s disease will eventually affect how a person thinks, […]

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Social Media & Strategic Benefits

Check out Richard’s recent article in SmallBizAdvisor.ca. http://www.smallbizadvisor.ca/your-business/building-a-social-media-presence-how-to-get-started-2810 In this article Richard talks about the importance of Social Media and how every business should have a social media plan and presence. Richard Dobing (@strategicben), a small business advisor at Strategic Benefits & Insurance Services Ltd. in Kingston, Ont., strongly suggests that advisors take a social media […]

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