The Advisor

August 09, 2018

Why having a working retirement plan for your employees matters

BY DIMITRI POLIAK, CONSULTANT, INVESTMENT & RETIREMENT

If you’ve discovered concerns in your employees’ savings strategies, the time to act is now.

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April 29, 2016

Quebec dentists asked to stop assignment of benefits

The Quebec dental association (ACDQ) has asked their members to stop offering Assignment of Benefits for insurers not subscribed to Dentaide, its payment-handling service -- this includes Great-West Life, Sun Life, Manulife and Medavie Blue Cross.

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April 29, 2016

Disability benefits through Desjardins now paid by direct deposit only

Desjardins recently converted PerformPlus groups to mandatory direct deposit. All short- and long-term disability benefits will automatically be deposited directly in disabled plan members’ bank accounts, and will no longer be paid by cheque.

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April 29, 2016

Manitoba’s ban on non-prescription codeine may see traction in other provinces

Earlier this year, the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba announced that all drugs containing codeine would require a prescription moving forward, citing concerns over addiction and abuse problems connected to the medication. This new requirement...

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