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The Importance of Group Benefits in a Volatile Economy

The current economic environment has led to widespread concerns about the stability of businesses and employment. We continue to see […]

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How an Echo Pandemic in Mental Health May Be Impacting Your Employees (and what you can do about it)

As we progress through the pandemic, an unexpected consequence has been revealed: a Canada-wide “echo” pandemic in mental health. We’ve […]

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Preventing Burnout | The Importance of Vacation Time

Reposted with permission from Homewood Health; originally posted on homewoodhealth.com. An interesting phenomenon has been happening in workplaces for a […]

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Changes to the EI Sickness Benefit Program Effective December 18, 2022

The Canadian federal government has announced that effective December 18, 2022, the Employment Insurance (EI) sickness program will be moving […]

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Why You Need a Benefits Communication Plan for Employees

It should be no surprise that the past few years have influenced how much employees value their health benefits. From […]

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The Human Face of Employer-Sponsored Plans | The importance of employer-sponsored benefits for people with Type 1 Diabetes

Initially published in Benefits and Pensions Monitor, February 2018 | Updated November 2022 Sponsoring an employee benefits plan can be […]

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On the Path to Modernizing Our Employment Insurance Program

The Canadian federal government has released a Phase Two report1 from ongoing consultations regarding the modernization of the Employment Insurance […]

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Bryan Perkins | Retiring from a Fulfilling Career in Group Benefits

Bryan Perkins, Senior Consultant, National Benefits, is known as a “numbers guy.” With no prior experience in insurance, he joined […]

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Returning to Work and School Amidst COVID-19

As public health guidelines allow us to resume in-person work and learning, many people have returned to their physical workplace […]

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Fintech and Group Savings Plans: What is a Robo-Advisor?

Canada ranks among the top 10 countries globally for the soundness of our financial system,1 and Canadians have traditionally enjoyed […]

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