May Health Matters

May is Melanoma Awareness Month. Over the spring and summer, we spend more time in the sun – making it crucial to practice sun safety. Use sunscreen with at least SPF 30 whenever you are outdoors (even if it is overcast). Always keeps sunscreen with you in case you need it. Wear... Read more

Prices of Commonly Prescribed Drugs Dropping

This past April, the price of almost 70 commonly prescribed generic drugs dropped by 25 to 40 percent, discounted by up to 90 percent of their brand name equivalents. These generic drugs are a variety of commonly prescribed medications used to treat conditions such as high cholesterol, depression... Read more

ASINTA—Global Feet on the Ground for Clients

Did you know that Cowan Insurance Group’s global team provides our clients centralized project management with “local feet on the ground” expertise in over a hundred countries worldwide?  Ten years ago, Cowan Insurance Group expanded its consulting reach world-wide by entering... Read more

Benefits and Pension Legislative Updates for March 2018

British Columbia Chronic Hep.C medication now available for all British Columbians. In addition to expanding coverage to all British Columbians, a new chronic Hep.C drug has been added to the PharmaCare formulary. Source: BC PharmaCare Newsletter (opens as a pdf).   Saskatchewan... Read more

Wind Storm Alert

As a result of the high winds and severe weather in South Western Ontario, our claims line is experiencing an extremely high volume of calls. As we manage this high call volume, wait times are longer than normal. To help us better serve you, please have your insurance company name and policy number... Read more