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April 27, 2017

2017 Ontario Budget Features Drug Coverage for Young Ontarians AgeD 24 and under

Thursday's budget announcement from Queen's Park provided an interesting win for plan sponsors. Finance Minister Charles Sousa declared a balanced...

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September 23, 2014

Small businesses save 15% on EI premiums

A few weeks ago, the Federal Government introduced a new Small Business Job Credit. The credit will effectively lower small businesses’ Employment Insurance (EI) premiums from the current legislated rate of $1.88 to $1.60 per $100 of insurable...

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September 19, 2014

LTD and STD benefits taxed at source in 2015

Carriers are updating how taxable long-term and short-term disability benefits are administered to align with new requirements outlined by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). The new requirements are mandated to be in effect January 1, 2015, but some...

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September 17, 2014

2015 Salary Budget Report reveals cautious outlook

Pay increases in line with previous years

Salary increases projected for 2015 by Canadian organizations are holding steady at 2.79 per cent, in line with the 2.74 per cent increase projected in last year’s survey, according to our 2015 Salary Budget...

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