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2023 Important Messages

Group Benefit Plan Administrators 2023 IMPORTANT MESSAGES Summary of changes to: Employment Insurance (EI), EI Sickness Benefit, Canada Dental Benefit (CDB), Québec Parental Insurance Plan Premium (QPIP), Canada Pension Plan (CPP), Québec Pension Plan (QPP) and Provincial Plan Highlights. VIEW PDF>  

In Memoriam – Jim Dehoney

Our colleague and friend Jim Dehoney passed away on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, surrounded by his family. His illness and diagnosis were both sudden and unforgiving. When Jim was asked how he got started in the life insurance industry over 40 years ago, his words were, “Like father, like son.” Jim credited his father as […]

Announcing our new President Erin Gunn

As President & Founder of Dehoney Financial Group, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Erin Gunn as President, effective January 1, 2023. Erin’s appointment, along with our September 2020 partnership with Navacord, represents another important step in our company’s journey. In her new role, Erin will lead our client service and sales teams, […]

Employment Insurance (EI) sickness benefit extended to 26 weeks

On November 25, 2022, the Government of Canada announced the Employment Insurance (EI) sickness benefit would be permanently extended to 26 weeks from 15, effective December 18, 2022. Individuals who qualify and establish a new claim on or after December 18, 2022, will be able to receive up to 26 weeks of EI sickness benefits. […]