The Advisor

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 23, 2017

Flonase and Nasacort no longer covered in Saskatchewan at Equitable Life

Equitable Life has announced that effective January 1, 2017, two intranasal corticosteroids products, Flonase® and Nasacort®, along with their generic versions, will no longer be covered in Saskatchewan, as over-the-counter versions of these...

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