Is Rewarding Long Service a Thing of the Past?

Whether you joined an organization years ago or have been hired more recently, in the province of Quebec, the length of your service will no longer be a valid reason for compensation differentiation. Bill 176—which passed into law on June 12th, 2018—legislates labour standards and other... Read more

Benefits Coverage for an Aging Population

Canada’s aging population is not a new or unknown phenomenon—as of 2016, the proportion of Canadian citizens aged 65 and older has grown to 16.9% of the national population (Stats Canada)—and while the Ontario Human Rights Code prohibits employers from imposing mandatory retirement... Read more

July Health Matters

Be safe this summer!  Summer is here. For many Canadian families it means spending time outdoors, and seeking relief from the heat at pools, lakes and beaches. Water can be fun and refreshing, but it also brings with it several risks that can lead to water-related fatalities. Ensure your... Read more

Redefining Risk - from Mary Jane to Being Hacked

The 2018 Cowan Insurance Group Spring Seminar - presented in partnership with Sun Life Financial - invited attendees to learn about how Marijuana Legislation, Bill C-127, and Cybercrime can have an impact their business, and what can be done to help mitigate potential risks. ... Read more