The Advisor

January 24, 2019

Sherry Shaw Joins The Benefits & Health Team At Accompass

Accompass, a division of Gallagher Benefit Services (Canada), recently welcomed Sherry Shaw to our team as a Vice President in our Benefits &...

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March 23, 2016

2016 Federal Budget: Sweeping changes to Employment Insurance

On Tuesday the 2016 Federal Budget proposed to amend the rules to reduce the number of hours worked before new entrants and re-entrants are eligible for EI regular benefits. Another change being proposed is that the EI waiting period will be reduced...

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February 26, 2016

2016 Ontario budget highlights

ORPP The 2016 Ontario budget confirmed details about the ORPP that were announced in January and reported in The Advisor. This included the delay in required contributions for large employers to 2018, and the new phase-in schedule. According to...

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February 16, 2016

Ontario delaying the start of provincial pension plan

According to multiple sources, Ontario will be delaying the start of its signature Ontario Retirement Pension Plan for large companies with 500 or more employees. Although registration and enrolment would still commence for these employers in...

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