Category Archives: News

Changes to OHIP+ Effective April 1, 2019

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Recently, the Government of Ontario and insurer Industrial Alliance (IA) prepared some helpful information related to the upcoming changes to OHIP+. Our team assembled those details below to help our clients and plan administrators manage the transition. APRIL 1, 2019 OHIP+ WILL NO LONGER COVER INDIVIDUALS 24 YEARS OLD AND UNDER WITH DRUG COVERAGE THROUGH […]

Dear Mx. Smith

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Gender Identity and Expression More than a year ago, the Government of Canada amended the Canadian Human Rights Act (Bill C-16) to add gender identity and gender expression to the list of prohibited grounds of discrimination. As Kathryn Bird of the law firm Hicks Morley wrote at that time, this amendment would bring “greater awareness of a […]

Building a superior client experience

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ANNOUNCEMENT Vice President, Client Experience – Erin Gunn Customers have always been at the core of our business and that’s why our team is always looking for innovation and new ways to delight and exceed client expectations of service and expertise across all of our lines of business. To ensure we reach our goal of […]

Expanded Parental Leave Takes Effect Dec 3, 2017

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The much-anticipated legislation around Employment Insurance (EI) maternity benefits, parental leave, and caregiver benefits comes into effect Dec 3, 2017. This implementation date was recently announced by Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development. The Canada Labour Code has been amended to include these recent changes. And, for employees in federally-regulated workplaces, they can choose […]