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Actuarial Solutions Inc.

466 Speers Rd., 3rd floor, Oakville, Ont.,
L6K 3W9

CONTACT: Jason Vary, president

TEL: 877-257-2038 ext. 400



SERVICES: Defined benefit pension plan consulting, actuarial, administration, expert evidence, audit support, M&A

DESCRIPTION: Actuarial Solutions is focused on providing sponsors and administrators of DB plans with accurate and timely reporting, as well as supporting good decision-making with clear and strategic advice.

ADV-Care Pharmacy Inc.

195 Riviera Dr., Unit 2, Markham, Ont.,
L3R 5J6

CONTACT: Amr Bannis, marketing

TEL: 905-948-1991



SERVICES: Pharmacy group benefit

DESCRIPTION: ADV-Care Pharmacy Inc. is the first virtual pharmacy serving Canadians since 2000. We offer private and convenient pharmacy services online and deliver the best group benefits plans with the lowest dispensing fees and medication markups across Canada.

AGA Benefit Solutions

375 Cochrane Dr., Ste 301E,
Markham, Ont, L3R 0B8

CONTACT: Massimo Nini, Vice President, Consulting and Underwriting

TEL: 647-689-8277



SERVICES: Employee benefits company

DESCRIPTION: AGA Benefit Solutions develops and administers customized group insurance and retirement plans. We offer each of our clients the plan they’re seeking, which are simple and easy to manage to better recruit, motivate and retain human capital with an attractive benefits package.

Alec G. Henley & Associates Ltd.

357 Duckworth St., P.O. Box 100, St. John’s, NL, A1C 5H5

CONTACT: Brian A. Henley, president

TEL: 709-753-7350


SERVICES: Group employee benefits, group pension, group retirement, executive compensation, cost management, proactive disability claims management

DESCRIPTION: The Alec G. Henley Group is an independent benefits consulting firm that’s been in business for more than 75 years. We are a full-service firm specializing in group employee benefits, group pension, group retirement and executive compensation.

Arthur J. Gallagher

1052 Yonge St.,
Toronto, M4W 2L1

CONTACT: Sarah Beech, chief executive officer, benefits and HR consulting division, Canada

TEL: 416-969-8588



SERVICES: Benefits, compensation, retirement, employee communication, executive search, career transition, leadership development and workplace culture

DESCRIPTION: Gallagher is a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm.

Benefits Alliance

Ste. 304, 8800 Dufferin St., Concord, Ont.,
L4K 0C5

CONTACT: Carolyne Eagan, president

TEL: 289-208-8174



SERVICES: An association of independent professional group benefits and group retirement advisors working together to best serve Canadian employers

DESCRIPTION: Benefits Alliance champions the growth and success of independent group benefits and group retirement advisory firms. We provide value through resources and solutions and forums for professional development and collaboration. We’re the leading force behind industry advocacy on behalf of plan sponsors and plan members.

bfinance Canada Inc.

Ste. 2500, 88 Queens Quay W.,
Toronto, M5J 0B8

CONTACT: Les Marton, managing director

TEL: 416-560-7275



SERVICES: Customized manager search and selection projects, strategic portfolio design

DESCRIPTION: A global investment consultancy with institutional asset owner clients in more than 44 countries and offices in 11 cities including Montreal and Toronto.

BFL Canada Benefits

1836 Sherbrooke W.,
Montreal, H3H 1E4

CONTACT: David Vanasse, president

TEL: 514-313-0759



SERVICES: Group benefits and retirement consulting services

DESCRIPTION: A subsidiary of BFL Canada, BFL Canada Benefits is a well-known and respected benefits consulting firm with more than 30 years of expertise in employee benefits including group and individual insurance, retirement planning and investment and special risk insurance.


Ste. 1000, 201 City Centre Dr.,
Mississauga, Ont., L5B 4E4

CONTACT: Jennifer Dunk, principal, business leader, Canada

TEL: 905-272-6468



SERVICES: HR and benefits consulting, employee engagement, technology, administration, compliance

DESCRIPTION: At Buck, we’re focused on creating a culture of well-being, centred on each person’s health, wealth and career. This empowers companies to embrace the new social contract, re-energize their workforces and embrace an analytics-led talent marketplace that improves how their people work and live.

Comprehensive Benefit Solutions Ltd.

Ste. 102, 2020 Winston Park Dr.,
Oakville, Ont., L6H 6X7

CONTACT: Diana O’Reilly, executive vice-president

TEL: 905-896-2022



SERVICES: Group employee and retirement consulting services, association and affinity programs

DESCRIPTION: Founded in 1992, Comprehensive Benefit Solutions Ltd. provides innovative consulting services that enable our clients to make sound decisions regarding their employee benefits programs, keeping pace with financial pressures, emerging market trends and an evolving workforce.

Cowan Insurance Group Ltd.

705 Fountain St. N.,
Cambridge, Ont., N1R 5T2

CONTACT: Marc Benoit, executive vice-president, Cowan Benefits Ltd.

TEL: 519-650-6360



SERVICES: Group benefits, pension and retirement, disability management, TPA/TPP services

DESCRIPTION: As a prominent Canadian-owned and operated independent insurance brokerage and consulting firm, we partner with leading national and international insurance companies to advise on and create retirement, group benefits, disability management and international benefits programs for employee groups.

Eckler Ltd.

Ste. 1700, 5140 Yonge St.,
Toronto, M2N 6L7

CONTACT: Chris Brisebois, principal

TEL: 416-429-3330



SERVICES: Pension, benefits, investment, compensation, communication, financial wellness, technology

DESCRIPTION: Optimizing pension and benefits programs to maximize return on investment and value. As Canada’s largest independent actuarial consulting firm, Eckler has been providing fully integrated employee benefits consulting for more than 95 years.

Elegant Investment Solutions Inc.

7 Nathan Court, Thornhill, Ont.,
L4J 6Z7

CONTACT: Colin Ripsman, president

TEL: 647-904-9892

EMAIL: colin.ripsman@elegantinvestment


SERVICES: Elegant Investment Solutions Inc. is an independent specialty investment consulting firm that provides a full range of investment consulting solutions for DB, DC, foundations and First Nations trusts.

DESCRIPTION: Our plan sponsor services include investment consulting, governance and fiduciary review, investment manager performance and risk monitoring, asset mix and portfolio construction, as well as full-service DC consulting support. ElegantIS also provides strategic consulting support to investment managers and DC record keepers looking to expand their footprint in the Canadian institutional market.

Ellement Consulting Group

1345 Taylor Ave.,
Winnipeg, R3M 3Y9

CONTACT: Brandon Ellement, chief executive officer

TEL: 204-954-7300



SERVICES: Retirement, benefits, actuarial consulting, administration services, software services

DESCRIPTION: Ellement Consulting Group is a national provider of integrated retirement, benefi ts, actuarial and investment consulting, as well as administration services for retirement and benefi ts programs and retirement and benefi ts software solutions for internally administered organizations.

Gahnic Services & Consulting

CONTACT: Danielle Varela, managing director

TEL: 450-984-1246



SERVICES: Emergency or temporary relief in pension and benefits administration, HR and benefits consulting, optimizing pension and benefits programs

DESCRIPTION: Gahnic is an innovative HR service provider focused on emergency or temporary benefits management. Our focus is extending our consulting services by supporting our clients when a resource leaves or when a critical project is underway, offering an alternative to ensure the continuity of their benefits policy. We deliver the help your team needs when you need it most — with our bold approach, without geographical limits — that exploits the potential of technology. We work remotely using the secure virtual desktop solution implemented by each client.


Ste. 303, 250 Ferrand Dr., Toronto, M3C 3G8

CONTACT: Ryan Kuruliak, president

TEL: 416-619-8468



SERVICES: Investment consulting, performance reporting, asset allocation, manager search and selection

DESCRIPTION: HUB|Proteus is an investment and pension governance consulting firm providing solutions to a diverse client base in the Canadian marketplace, including corporate and public DB, DC and hybrid plans, jointly trusteed pension and benefits plans, trust funds, foundations and endowments and high-net-worth individuals.

Kechnie Benefits

447 Frederick St., 4th floor,
Kitchener, Ont., N9G 3E2

CONTACT: Jeff Kechnie, president

TEL: 519-571-2020



SERVICES: Group products and services, life insurance, critical illness plans, administration, disability insurance plans, health and dental plans, travel insurance, stop-loss insurance, re-insurance, pension plans, RRSPs, RES

DESCRIPTION: Kechnie Benefits provides administration and claims adjudication, preparation of employee benefits statements and research analysis of existing plans (where applicable). It applies appropriate tax strategies within compensation programs and implements plans and/or changes — in cooperation with management — to customize group retirement programs with reduced cost to the employer. Kechnie Benefits also provides employee education using multi-media.

Manion Wilkins & Associates Ltd.

21 Four Seasons Pl., Toronto, M9B 0A5

CONTACT: Mike Neheli, president

TEL: 416-234-5044



SERVICES: Group insurance and pension plan consulting and third-party administration for national, regional and/or trade specific multiemployer trust funds and association plans

DESCRIPTION: Manion is a privately owned Canadian firm that provides third-party benefits administration, benefits payment and consulting services. We have an experienced consulting/ governance team with extensive experience with life and health, pension, SUB, training, apprenticeship and legal assistance plans.

Maximus Rose Living Benefits Inc.

48 Stewart St., Toronto, M5V 1H6

CONTACT: Chris Sanderson, vice-president, operations

TEL: 416-671-7583



SERVICES: Group benefits, group retirement, EAP, health-care spending accounts, wellness accounts, individual/retiree health and dental plans, life insurance, disability, critical illness, travel insurance, HR

DESCRIPTION: At Maximus Rose, we believe in getting an in-depth understanding of your business and your internal employee benefits philosophy. With this knowledge, we provide expert advice on the marketplace including differences between insurers, marketplace trends and changes in legislative frameworks, tying it all back to your employee benefits philosophy.

Mosey & Mosey Benefit Plan Consultants

Ste. 604, 100 Milverton Dr.,
Mississauga, Ont., L5R 4H1

CONTACT: Abbi O’Neill, vice-president, strategic initiatives

TEL: 905-361-2014, ext. 282



SERVICES: Full-service benefits consulting

DESCRIPTION: For more than 45 years, Mosey & Mosey has been instrumental in assisting employers to introduce innovative solutions and proactive plan management strategies designed to support the mental health and physical wellbeing of their employees, while at the same time ensuring long-term plan sustainability within budget parameters.

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Normandin Beaudry

630 René-Lévesque Blvd. W., 30th floor,
Montreal, H3B 1S6

CONTACT: Éric Montminy, president

TEL: 514-285-1122



SERVICES: Compensation, group benefits, health and performance, total rewards communication, pension and savings, pension plan administration, investment consultingy

DESCRIPTION: Founded in 1992, Normandin Beaudry is a leading provider of actuarial and total rewards consulting services. With nearly 350 employees across Canada, we help clients achieve their human capital and financial performance objectives by offering practical and innovative total rewards solutions, enabling them to stand out with creative strategies for talent attraction, engagement and retention.

PBI Actuarial Consultants Ltd.

Ste. 1070, 505 Burrard St., Vancouver, V7X 1M5

CONTACT: Riley St. Jacques, senior consultant

TEL: 604-687-8056



SERVICES: Actuarial, pension, group benefi ts, investment, plan administration, technology and member communication

DESCRIPTION: For more than 15 years, we’ve worked with clients to design and implement innovative solutions for complex plans. We’re skilled at balancing the needs and objectives of all stakeholders while keeping the best interests of plan members at heart. PBI (pensions/benefi ts/ investments) — Caring for the Future ... Now.

Penad Pension Services

194 Weber St. E., Kitchener, Ont., N2H 1E4

CONTACT: Matthew Price, president

TEL: 519-743-9000



SERVICES: Pension, benefits and disability management, software pension administration services consulting

DESCRIPTION: Penad provides leading-edge software solutions and third-party administration services to clients around the world. Our comprehensive software manages all types of pension and benefits plans.

People Corporation Inc.

1403 Kenaston Blvd., Winnipeg, R3P 2T5

CONTACT: Marcelo Regen, chief client officer

TEL: 437-245-1476



SERVICES: Group benefits consulting, administration, retirement, wellness, HR, investment, actuarial

DESCRIPTION: We help organizations build better workplaces by providing expert brokerage and consultation to help foster a healthy and engaged workforce. Our suite of services supports the plan member journey from employee search, to group benefits and retirement plan design, to individual protection and more.

RBC Group Advantage

200 Bay St., Toronto, M5J 2J5

CONTACT: RBC sponsor support line

TEL: 800-835-3855


SERVICES: Registered pension plan and group retirement savings products

DESCRIPTION: RBC Group Advantage will help you take care of your and your employees’ overall financial needs. From retirement savings and investments to everyday banking, our dedicated team of experienced advisors will provide advice and support to help put your employees on the path to financial wellness.

Selectpath Benefits and Financial Inc.

Ste. 310, 700 Richmond St.,
London, Ont., N6A 5C7

CONTACT: Jeff Cox, marketing and communications coordinator

TEL: 519-743-9000



SERVICES: Benefits and pensions, financial planning, commercial insurance, HRIS and payroll, HR management

DESCRIPTION: At Selectpath, we’re passionately dedicated to meeting the high expectations necessary to delivering results for our clients. No matter where your responsibilities lie, providing for your family or owning and managing a business, you have a VISION for what you want. Our mission is to help you bring your vision to life. Start your Journey on the Right Path.

Vita Assure Inc.

Ste. 1800, 500 Place d’Armes, Montreal, H2Y 2W2

CONTACT: Gianna Ricciardi, vice-president and practice leader

TEL: 855-929-8482



SERVICES: Group insurance, group retirement, wellness, disability, communications, benefits administration

DESCRIPTION: We’re a boutique employee benefits brokerage and consulting firm servicing businesses in Quebec and Ontario. We provide hands-on solutions that enhance the value of benefits programs including group insurance, group retirement savings, wellness and non-traditional benefits.

Westcoast Actuaries Inc.

Ste. 908, 1166 Alberni St., Vancouver, V6E 3Z3

CONTACT: Stephen Cheng, managing director and senior consulting actuary

TEL: 604-730-1898, ext.128


SERVICES: Investment and actuarial consulting, group retirement plans, executive pension plans and actuarial evidence expert reports

DESCRIPTION: Westcoast Actuaries is an independent actuarial consulting firm that provides a full range of consulting and administration services. Our consulting teams use their significant experience to create customized, impactful and forward-thinking solutions to help our clients manage their pension, investment and actuarial needs.

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