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Employee Benefits / group retirement, pension plan, COVID-19
FAQs: COVID-19 and Group Retirement and Savings Plans

In this article, CapriCMW's Advisors address the most common questions from businesses searching for…

Apr 29th, 2020 | By: CapriCMW
Employee Benefits / COVID-19
Applications for BC Emergency Benefit for Workers Begin May 1

The BC Emergency Benefit for Workers will provide a one-time, tax-free payment of $1,000 to BC…

Apr 24th, 2020 | By: CapriCMW
Employee Benefits / employee benefits, COVID-19
Federal Government Introduces Canada Emergency Response Benefit

As part of its COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, the federal government has introduced the Canada…

Apr 17th, 2020 | By: CapriCMW
Employee Benefits / employment insurance, work sharing, COVID-19
COVID-19 Update: Income Support and Work-Sharing Program Changes

In response to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on organizations across Canada, the Government of…

Mar 20th, 2020 | By: CapriCMW
Employee Benefits / life and health
8 Tips for Getting and Staying Heart Healthy

Did you know? Up to 8 in 10 cases of heart disease are preventable through healthy lifestyle habits.…

Feb 26th, 2020 | By: CapriCMW
Employee Benefits / Human Resources, workplace wellness
HR Trends Transforming Workplaces in 2020

In recent years, the role of human resources has evolved and broadened as technological developments…

Jan 29th, 2020 | By: CapriCMW
Employee Benefits / employee benefits, long term disability, maternity leave
Returning From Mat Leave: Insurers Stop Reset of Pre-existing Conditions Clauses for Long-Term Disability

Recently, major Canadian insurers have stopped applying the pre-existing conditions clauses for…

Jan 16th, 2020 | By: CapriCMW
Employee Benefits / Employer Health Tax, MSP
BC MSP Premiums End December 31, 2019

Since the beginning of 2019, BC has been under a transition to phase out Medical Services Plan…

Dec 12th, 2019 | By: CapriCMW
Employee Benefits / Human Resources, employee benefits, group benefits, recruitment
Video: Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

CapriCMW Benefits Advisor, Chantell Arsenault, outlines three ways businesses can attracted and…

Oct 25th, 2019 | By: CapriCMW
Employee Benefits / group benefits, pharmacare, medicare
Modernizing Medicare in Canada

Over the years, provinces have been continuing to download costs of prescription drug expenses onto…

Oct 15th, 2019 | By: Steve Hesketh
Employee Benefits / health insurance, biosimilar, biologic
BC Becomes First in Canada to Adopt Biosimilars Over Biologics Under Public Health Plan

The BC government announced on May 27, 2019 that its PharmaCare public drug plan would cease…

Jun 5th, 2019 | By: CapriCMW
Employee Benefits / Retirement, Pension, CPP
Changes to the Canada Pension Plan Coming 2019

Beginning in 2019, the Government of Canada will begin implementing changes to the Canada Pension…

Nov 13th, 2018 | By: CapriCMW
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