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Medavie Blue Cross is making a virtual diabetes care management program available to its plan members. In partnership with Roche Diabetes Care Canada and Ellerca Health, the digital program integrates personalized coaching, home delivery of test strips and glucose monitoring to support plan members living with diabetes, pre-diabetes, high blood pressure and/or high cholesterol. The […]

  • May 13, 2021 May 13, 2021
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Almost half (49 per cent) of Canadian workers said they value flexibility over hours or location more now than prior to the coronavirus pandemic, while 40 per cent value it the same as pre-pandemic, according to a LinkedIn Corp. survey. The survey, which polled 1,725 employees in Canada in March, found 45 per cent of […]

  • May 12, 2021 May 12, 2021
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The Association of Canadian Pension Management is calling for increased clarity regarding Ontario’s rules for the valuation and division of pension payments following a marriage breakdown. In response to a consultation by the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario, the ACPM recommended the draft guidance document include an example of an exception to the rule […]

  • May 12, 2021 May 13, 2021
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Manulife Financial Corp. is linking its executive team goals to the company’s climate action plan, including committing to a net-zero focus by reducing emissions operationally, adopting sustainable investing practices and developing solutions that contribute to climate change mitigation. Members of the organization’s executive leadership team already have performance goals linked to diversity, equity and inclusion, employee engagement […]

  • May 11, 2021 May 11, 2021
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Green Shield Canada is appointing Michael Bradie as its new vice-president of growth and client service. He most recently served as Green Shield Canada’s director of strategic innovation and prior to that he was an associate at McKinsey & Co. Bradie also previously worked at Green Shield Canada, as supervisor of corporate analytics from 2013 to […]

  • May 10, 2021 May 10, 2021
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Red Deer, Alta.-based Riverview Insurance Solutions is merging with Sterling Capital Brokers Ltd., an independent benefits consulting firm based in Toronto. Sterling Capital was founded in 2014 and specializes in servicing small-to-medium size employers. Founded in 2015, Riverview Insurance oversees benefits consulting for more than 200 employers in Alberta. The move expands Sterling Capital’s presence into […]

  • May 10, 2021 May 10, 2021
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Employees at two Canadian pension plans are being recognized for their responsible investment achievements. The British High Commission and the Canada Climate Law Initiative named Barbara Zvan, inaugural president and chief executive officer of the University Pension Plan, and Kim Thomassin, executive vice-president and head of investments in Quebec and stewardship investing at the Caisse […]

  • May 7, 2021 May 7, 2021
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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is appointing Andrew Edgell as senior managing director and global head of credit investments, effective immediately. “Andrew’s deep technical expertise in credit, along with his extensive understanding of the organization and reputation for driving innovation, adds further strength and depth to our senior leadership team,” said John Graham, president […]

  • May 7, 2021 May 7, 2021
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The Canadian National Railway Co. is amending its pension policy after awarding benefits to a widower who was initially denied because of an outdated rule regarding same-sex couples. On Monday, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported Newfoundland resident Ken Haire was in a years-long battle with CN Rail over access to spouse Gerry Schwarz’s pension benefits. […]

  • May 7, 2021 May 6, 2021
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The Ontario Public Service Employees Union is giving its staff more paid sick days until the end of the coronavirus pandemic or for the duration of respective collective agreements. The OPSEU is extending its annual paid sick leave from seven to 10 days and will give all of its temporary workers 10 fully paid sick […]

  • May 6, 2021 May 6, 2021
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