The Advisor

July 09, 2018

B.C.: a new health tax for employer-paid benefits to be introduced in 2019

The B.C. government has proposed a new employer-health tax as a step to eliminate the current Medical Services Plan (MSP), which they say will...

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June 29, 2015

Minimum wage in Alberta going up October 1

As part of its commitment to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2018, the province of Alberta has increased the general minimum wage in the province to $11.20 starting October 1, 2015. This is up from $10.20 per hour. In step with this increase,...

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June 18, 2015

Desjardins announces that plan members can now contact their case manager directly

During difficult times, such as a disability, Desjardins has announced that group plan members can now contact the person handling their file directly, rather than having to go through their Customer Contact Centre. For additional details, please...

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June 11, 2015

Minimum wage in Saskatchewan increasing October 1

The Saskatchewan government has announced an increase to the province's minimum wage to $10.50 per hour, up from $10.20 per hour. The wage increase is effective October 1, 2015.

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