January Health Matters

Making Mental Health a Priority   Did You Know? Wednesday, January 30th is #BellLetsTalk Day. Let the truth be known—mental illness affects 7.5 million Canadians. That’s 20 percent of the population, and approximately one-fifth of the workforce, doing battle with this inner demon... Read more

OHIP+ Update

On January 2, 2019, the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care introduced proposed changes to OHIP+ beginning in March 2019. Should the proposed legislative changes be passed: Children and youth (excluding social assistance recipients, recipients of home care, and residents of homes... Read more

Our 2019 Government Benefit Update is Now Available

Each year, we provide a government benefits reference chart that summarizes the limits and rates associated with Canada and Quebec Pension Plan, Old Age Security, Employment Insurance and retirement products. Download the 2019 Government Benefit Update here. Coming This Spring. Don’t forget... Read more

Cowan Asset Management—2018 Markets in Review

What a difference a year makes. Twelve months ago, the S&P 500 index was in the midst of one of its best-ever runs. And it went on this run while realizing very little volatility. It seemed that with each passing day, investors could count on the index to increase by a few more points, just like... Read more

Legislative Updates for November & December 2018

Benefits Canada Caregiving Benefits and Leave. Through Employment Insurance, caregivers can receive financial assistance of up to 55% of your earnings, to a maximum of $547 per week.  These benefits will help caregivers take time away from work to provide care or support to a critically ill... Read more