The Advisor

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...

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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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July 03, 2018

ONT: The new Conservative government announces changes to OHIP+

As Christine Elliott, the new health minister for the Ontario Conservative government, steps in to her new role she has announced that OHIP+ will no longer cover children, teens and young adults with private health benefits. 

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May 24, 2018

Navigating Ontario's Bill 148 as changes begin to take shape

The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, also known as Bill 148, was announced last year, proposing significant changes to the Employment Standards Act – touching on a number of things such as minimum wage, vacation, leaves of absence, scheduling...

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