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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...

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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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February 08, 2017

Introducing the 2017 Reference Guide to Canadian Benefits

 

About the Guide

Employees in Canada have compensation, benefits, and retirement needs that are evolving and becoming increasingly complex with time. Canadians are fortunate to have a wide range of social benefits available to them.

 

The...

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January 23, 2017

Open letter to Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau regarding potential tax on employee benefits

In December, the federal government announced that it was considering a new measure that would see the group health premiums you pay on behalf of employees taxable in their hands, like other employment income.

This would have a substantial...

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