The Advisor

April 23, 2019

New Parental Sharing Benefit

Last month the Canadian government introduced a new benefit effective March 17,2019 providing an additional period of EI Parental Benefits. 

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August 02, 2018

Manulife announces new medical marijuana program and policy

Earlier this week Manulife, in partnership with Shoppers Drug Mart announced their plans to offer their own medical marijuana program for their clients, to be effective September 1st.

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July 09, 2018

B.C.: a new health tax for employer-paid benefits to be introduced in 2019

The B.C. government has proposed a new employer-health tax as a step to eliminate the current Medical Services Plan (MSP), which they say will result in more than $50 million in administration savings annually.

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July 04, 2018

QUE: updates to the Quebec Employment Standards prohibits differences in treatment in employee pension and benefits plans

In June, Quebec passed Bill 176, which amends the Act Respecting Labour Standards. The Bill eliminates the potential for future disparities in pension and group benefit plans for employers who have employees in Quebec based on their hiring date....

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