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Working with a Benefit Specialist is Important!

Working with a Benefit Specialist should be your first step when setting up an effective employee benefits plan.  Connect with us and find out why!    Strategic Benefits Presentation  

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2019 Budget

Summary of 2019 Federal Budget at your Fingertips!

Click here 2019 Budget Summary for details on the 2019 Federal Budget and how it will  impact you!

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2019 Government Benefits

2019 Guide to Government Benefits

A group benefits plan, and/or retirement savings plan, can be integrated with benefits paid by either your Provincial or the Federal arm of government.  It is important to understand what these government benefits are and how they impact your employee benefits plan and your business. To assist you we have summarized these benefits and provided […]

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Medical Cannabis- What do you know?

Medical cannabis will have an impact on almost every business.  What do you understand about it? Medical cannabis is another therapeutic option for a specific sub-populations of patients who have failed previous therapies; but is currently not the first line treatment for any condition. The human body already already contains cannabinoid receptors called the Human […]

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Government Benefits- 2018

To assist you in understanding what Government benefits are available to you and your employees we have compiled this detailed document for your review. Strategic Benefits Government Benefits Document

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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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How Much Should I Spend on Benefits?

As a benefit specialist we are regularly asked by employers, who are looking to implement a new benefits plan, “how much should I spend”?  There are many anecdotal responses, driven from historical facts, however in my opinion the right answer is, how much can you afford to spend? The needs for a benefits plan can vary depending […]

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