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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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March 24, 2017

Saskatchewan Budget announces PST increase

On Wednesday's budget announcement, Saskatchewan announced an increase in its provincial sales tax by 1 per cent up to six per cent. 

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March 22, 2017

2017 Federal Budget: potential for employer paid maternity leave top up to be impacted

After a delay, on Wednesday Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau unveiled a largely status quo budget as the Liberal government attempts to prepare for policy changes in the U.S.

Maternity leave top ups could be impacted

Among the announcements...

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February 22, 2017

BC BUDGET REVEALS MSP PREMIUM NOT TO INCREASE IN 2017

On February 21 the BC budget announced a reminder that the 4% Medical Service Plan premium rate increase for 2017, which was announced in the 2016 budget, was not implemented. Instead, the maximum MSP premium will remain $75 per month per adult, as...

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