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2013 CAP Benchmark Report

March 12, 2014

A popular report used by industry leaders to gauge the status of Capital Accumulation Plans (CAP) and CAP plan design trends, the 2013 CAP Benchmark Report provides insight on trends plan sponsors should consider for future plan administration

Disability Management and Privacy

March 12, 2014

As a follow-up to the article in our February edition of Spotlight on Benefits titled, “Respecting and Protecting Employee Privacy when Administering Benefits”, this month’s article will focus on the delicate balance between

Introducing Spotlight on Benefits

February 12, 2014

In an effort to continue to provide you with great information on the latest trends and issues that shape the world of Employee Benefits, we’ve refreshed our Employee Benefits Bulletin as a new eNewsletter called Spotlight on Benefits. The

Seasonal Flu – Protect yourself, your family and your community

December 19, 2013

The flu (influenza) is a common seasonal infection of the airways and lungs that can spread easily from person to person. When someone with the flu sneezes or coughs, the virus can travel through the air and you can breathe it in. The virus can also

2013 Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey

December 19, 2013

Since 1998, the Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey has proven to be a valuable tool for health benefit administrators who make decisions about the kind of health coverage their plans will provide. Over the years, the survey has looked at the issues of

Importance of Keeping Beneficiary Information Up to Date

December 7, 2013

Carrigan v. Carrigan Estate Recently reported in Benefits Canada: “The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed the application for leave to appeal in Carrigan v. Carrigan Estate, a case that has changed how pre-retirement death benefits are

Employee Wellness

December 7, 2013

Between 2010 and 2011, benefit costs escalated by an average of 6.2%, more than twice the rate of inflation. Contributing to this figure are the increasing health risks among Canadians. Studies show that 63% of us demonstrate three or more unhealthy

Employee Wellness – Proactive and Holistic

December 2, 2013

This article was originally published in Advocate NOVEMBER | DECEMBER 2013, by the Greater Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce. For many individuals and organizations the importance of a strong focus on proactive and holistic approaches to

Emerging Trends that Matter

December 2, 2013

Changing demographics are driving change in your workforce and will continue to put pressure on your group benefits plan – its cost, plan design, effectiveness and perceived value. As baby boomers age, claims for prescription drugs and health

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