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Legislative Updates for January & February 2019

March 19, 2019

Benefits Canada Gradual enhancement to Canada Pension Plan (CPP). Effective January 1, 2019, you will receive higher benefits in exchange for making higher contributions. The CPP enhancement will only affect you if, as of 2019, you work and make...

The 10 Most Common Life Insurance Myths Explained

March 19, 2019

When it comes to life insurance, do you know fact from fiction? Not knowing the facts may leave you and your employees wondering why you need life insurance in the first place. We’ve listed the 10 most common misconceptions about life...

Great Coaching, Great Results!

February 14, 2019

Terry Fox was determined to play basketball but took up long-distance running out of a desire to please—and out of respect for—his coach. Wayne Gretzky attributes his skill and success to the brilliant coaching on their backyard rink from...

Rising to the Challenge of an Evolving Benefits Market

February 12, 2019

Disruption has become a buzzword in our culture. Businesses are increasingly re-evaluating their operations, shaking up or completely rewriting business models to adapt to evolving technology and the demands of a new generation of consumers....

The Winter edition of Spotlight is now available!

February 6, 2019

Welcome to the seventh edition of Spotlight. With a range of insights and interpretations on industry developments, our publication presents Cowan Insurance Group’s point of view on the latest social trends and their effect on businesses,...

Hamilton Office Has Reopened February 4, 2019

February 4, 2019

The repair work to our Hamilton office located at 602-105 Main Street East is now complete. As of Monday February 4, 2019, the office has reopened. We thank you for your patience during the repairs, and we apologize for any inconvenience the closure...

January Health Matters

January 15, 2019

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...