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Any do-it-yourself handyman’s toolbox isn’t complete without a roll a flexible multi-purpose cloth adhesive that has unlimited uses — a.k.a. duct tape. It’s been used for everything from repairing cracked tailpipes to preventing blisters and removing warts (it’s true). Comedian Jeff Foxworthy once said, “If you can’t fix it with duct tape, it’s broken.” Read: Back […]

Canadian employers increasing focus on social responsibilities in 2021: report

Canadian businesses are taking a wider view of their social responsibilities amid the coronavirus pandemic, economic disparity and protests against racial injustice, according to a new survey by Mercer Canada. It found 65 per cent of Canadian human-resources leaders believe their company has continued or stepped up the pace towards an environmental, social and governance- […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 9, 2021 February 9, 2021
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Employer support for well-being lacking amid pandemic: survey

Only 15 per cent of employees feel their employer is offering enough resources to support well-being during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new survey by Lululemon Athletica Inc. It found less than one third (29 per cent) of global respondents indicated strong well-being across physical, mental and social dimensions. Canadian respondents reported a number […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 8, 2021 February 8, 2021
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Navacord acquiring Ontario-based benefits firm

Navacord Corp. is further expanding its group benefits business by acquiring Penmore Benefits Inc. A division of The Penmore Group, Concord, Ont.-based Penmore Benefits Inc., provides comprehensive benefits and retirement programs, including international benefits, for small- to medium-sized businesses across both private and public sectors. The company will continue to operate independently and maintain its commitment […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 8, 2021 February 8, 2021
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Fertility-benefits coverage is limited, outdated in Canada: report

Only five per cent of Canadian employers provide coverage for both fertility drugs and related costs such as in-vitro fertilization procedures and testing, according to a new report commissioned by Conceivable Dreams and Fertility Matters Canada. It found more than 85 per cent of benefit plans that covered fertility-related issues had lifetime maximums in place […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 3, 2021 February 3, 2021
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The Co-operators partnering with EQ Care on virtual health-care services

The Co-operators Life Insurance Co. is partnering with EQ Care to provide the benefits provider’s plan members with virtual health-care services. “The second wave of COVID-19 is having a major impact on our plan sponsors as they continue to keep their plan members safe while also taking care of their businesses,” said Conor Quinn, vice-president […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 3, 2021 February 3, 2021
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Atlantic Canada’s Luedey Consultants, Toronto-based Sterling Capital merging

Halifax-based Luedey Consultants Inc., a boutique benefits consulting firm, is merging with Sterling Capital Brokers Ltd., an independent benefit consulting firm specializing in servicing high-growth, small- to medium-sized businesses. Luedey Consultants has more than 70 clients across Atlantic Canada, including both privately-owned and public-sector employers, as well as several union building trades. “This is an exciting […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 2, 2021 February 2, 2021
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Green Shield Canada partnering with SmileDirectClub on virtual dental care

Green Shield Canada is teaming up with SmileDirectClub Inc. to deliver in-network coverage of virtual orthodontic care to its dental-plan members. “We continue to be a leading advocate for virtual health technologies and the impact they can have on the health care experience for Canadians, especially during the ongoing health crisis,” said David Willows, Green […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 28, 2021 January 28, 2021
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Latest GM Canada, Unifor deal includes DB pension changes, benefits enhancements

The union representing General Motors of Canada Co. employees in Ontario has ratified a new agreement for workers at a plant in Ingersoll that removes changes to a legacy defined benefit plan as part of ongoing pension discussions. The deal, based on the recent three-year agreement with GM for workers in Oshawa, St. Catharines and Woodstock, […]

  • By: Blake Wolfe
  • January 26, 2021 February 16, 2021
  • 09:00
CloudMD acquiring EAP provider, health-care navigation platform and a digital-health company

CloudMD Software & Services Inc. is beefing up its offerings via the recent acquisitions of HumanaCare Organizational Resources Inc., Medical Confidence Inc. and Aspiria Corp. The Vancouver virtual health-care company acquired HumanaCare, an integrated, employee assistance services solution providing physical and mental-health support for plan members and their family, earlier this month. Read: HumanaCare re-launches […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 20, 2021 February 23, 2021
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