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Two human resources experts weigh in on the future of white-collar work once the coronavirus crisis is under control. Carolyn Byer, head of HR for Microsoft Canada When the coronavirus pandemic hit, many employers quickly pivoted their operations, embracing innovation and adopting a fully remote model. Despite the continued uncertainty of the pandemic and the […]

  • June 30, 2021 June 30, 2021
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On April 15, Benefits Canada hosted 2021 Tech Insights: Spring Edition, an event designed to showcase the latest technology in benefits, administration and plan member offerings. This event specifically provides a forum for companies to sell you on the benefits of their technology. You can view the conference highlights below: The benefits of digital pharmacy for plan […]

  • May 21, 2021 May 13, 2021
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With many employees struggling with finances since the coronavirus pandemic started last March, two experts weigh in on the viability of offering a workplace emergency savings benefit. Elizabeth Mulholland, chief executive officer of Prosper Canada Policy-makers should absolutely be considering ways to facilitate a wider range of affordable, quality workplace savings options and to more […]

  • April 16, 2021 April 28, 2021
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Microsoft Canada’s head of human resources, talks about the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, implementing DEI measures and supporting employee mental health Q. What top challenges do you face in your role? A. It will come as no surprise that many of the challenges I currently face in my role result from the pandemic. As […]

  • April 16, 2021 July 21, 2021
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With many employees pausing paramedical care during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, two benefits experts weigh in on letting workers carry coverage over to 2021. Kevin Mcfadden, president of Mcfadden Benefits In the 30 years I’ve been advising employers in the benefits marketplace, the coronavirus pandemic has disrupted our industry unlike any other event. Many positives […]

  • March 19, 2021 April 28, 2021
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Analysis by Telus Health found specialty drugs have grown from 11 per cent of total private drug plan claims costs in 2008 to 30 per cent in 2019 and require effective management to ensure sustainability of health benefits plans, said Suzanne Lepage, private health plan strategist, during a session at Benefits Canada’s Face to Face […]

  • January 15, 2021 April 14, 2021
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