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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February 01, 2018

Introducing the 2018 Reference Guide to Canadian Benefits

Canadians are fortunate to have a wide range of social benefits available to them. The annual Accompass Reference Guide to Canadian Benefits is a tool that summarizes those federal and provincial benefits that complement an employer's plan.

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January 24, 2018

Dental fee guide updates for 2018

Provincial Dental Associations determine and publish dental fee guides to help encourage patients to discuss their fees with their providers. Many insurers use these guides to help determine reimbursement limits for dental procedures.

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January 09, 2018

Ontario's OHIP+ program takes effect

As of January 1, Ontario’s OHIP+ program took effect, providing free prescription drug coverage for individuals 24 and under for medicines listed in the Ontario Drug Benefit Formulary as well as eligible Exceptional Access Drugs.

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