Forgoing a Financial Holiday Hangover

The holiday season can be a magical time of year filled with happiness, celebration and gratitude, but it’s also a time when Canadian families accumulate significant debt. Gifts, decorations, special events and travel can be costly, leaving many families with accumulated debt from which it... Read more

AMP Update—New Administrative Penalties Guideline in Ontario

You may have received a notice from the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) about their new Administrative Penalties Guideline and the monetary penalties which became effective January 1, 2018. These new penalties are for contraventions under the Pension Benefits Act of Ontario and... Read more

Cowan Insurance Group Fills Mid-Market Supply Chain Insurance Gap

For Immediate Release CAMBRIDGE, ON (December 1, 2018) Cowan Insurance Group is pleased to announce the launch of Cowan Supply Chain Insurance, the first mid-market supply chain product of its kind in Canada, bridging the gap in standard commercial insurance policies. Targeting mid-market... Read more

Legislative Updates for October 2018

Benefits Canada 2019 Employment Insurance premium rate. Pursuant to section 66.31 of the Employment Insurance Act, the Canada Employment Insurance Commission presented a summary of the Actuarial Report on the 2019 Employment Insurance Premium Rate. In accordance with the legislation, the actuarial... Read more