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More than half (54 per cent) of Canadian benefits plan members currently live with at least one diagnosed chronic health condition, according to the 2023 Benefits Canada Healthcare Survey. It found the top current diagnoses were a mental-health condition such as depression or anxiety (18 per cent), high cholesterol (12 per cent), arthritis (12 per […]

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  • September 19, 2023 September 18, 2023
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More than a quarter (38 per cent) of plan members say they’ve experienced a high level of stress on a typical day over the past three months, up from 27 per cent in 2022 and exceeding the previous high mark recorded in 2021 (35 per cent), according to the 2023 Benefits Canada Healthcare Survey. The […]

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  • September 18, 2023 September 15, 2023
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A fifth (21 per cent) of Canadian workers say they’re considering leaving their job, according to Telus Health’s latest mental-health index. The average mental-health score for July was 65.2, an improvement from the previous three months when it remained at 64.6. However, the survey found the average mental-health score (56.3) of those contemplating a new […]

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  • September 5, 2023 September 5, 2023
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Though summer is drawing to a close, employers can help employees prevent post-vacation burnout year-round by balancing their workloads and offering extensive mental-health supports, says Dr. Matthew Chow, chief mental-health officer at Telus Health. “It’s critical for people to have regularly scheduled time off and time away from their work. What has been proven time and […]

The majority (88 per cent) of Canadians employees say the coronavirus pandemic changed how they work in one or more ways, a percentage that increases among employees who work remotely (91 per cent) and those in a hybrid work arrangement (96 per cent), according to a survey conducted by RKI Inc. this spring. The results […]

Citing a variety of surveys, Terry-Lynn Levy (pictured left), manager of human resources, benefits, wellness and HR information systems at Fluor Canada, said more than a third of Canadians cite money as their biggest financial concern and people experiencing financial stress are twice as likely to report poor overall health. These individuals are also more prone […]

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Only half (51 per cent) of U.S. generation Z employees say their employer cares about their mental health, according to a new survey by the Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. The survey, which polled more than 500 human resources decision-makers and more than 1,100 workers, found among gen Z workers, 53 per cent said they’re […]

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  • April 28, 2023 April 27, 2023
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Canadians’ financial well-being on the decline: survey

Two in five (43 per cent) Canadian employees say they’re concerned about their financial future, according to Telus Health’s latest mental-health index. Nearly half (45 per cent) of respondents said they feel overwhelmed by debt, with this group reporting the lowest mental-health (53.4) and financial well-being (48.1) scores. Indeed, the report found Canadians’ mental-health score […]

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  • April 3, 2023 April 3, 2023
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Just over half (52 per cent) of Canadian women say they feel financially confident about retiring at their target age, compared to 68 per cent of men, according to a new survey by the Bank of Montreal. The survey, which polled more than 3,400 Canadian adults, found almost three-quarters (73 per cent) of women said […]

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  • March 14, 2023 March 13, 2023
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In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, employers will likely start to see more chronic diseases in their employee population and should consider proactive strategies for supporting workers’ overall health, said Peter Nord, chief medical officer at Medcan, during Benefits Canada’s 2023 Chronic Disease at Work conference in early February. “Employees are looking around for […]