On the health benefits front, readers were focused on paid leave, legislative changes, medical cannabis and a range of other issues in 2019.

Benefits Canada rounds up the industry’s most popular health and benefits stories of the year:

1. Employers urged to prepare for incoming EI parental sharing benefit

2. WSIB policy on medical cannabis takes effect

3. Scotiabank adds extra paid personal days to support employee well-being

4. How will Canada Labour Code changes affect employers?

5. Great-West Life, London Life, Canada Life to combine into one company

6. Settlement reached in Ontario age discrimination benefits case

7. Ontario dental fees to increase by 4.19% on average in 2019

8. Alberta budget includes changes to public pensions, expanded biosimilars initiative

9. Pension and benefits highlights from Ontario’s 2019 budget

10. Brunswick Smelter workers to vote on strike over pension, benefits issues

Read more health and benefits news.

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