Advisor of the Year

IPFS President, Chris Gory, Finalist For Life & Health Advisor Of The Year

The Insurance Business Awards for 2018 are once again upon us, with an even bigger lineup representing the insurance professions’ best and brightest. This black-tie ceremony brings together 500 top professionals in the insurance community, recognizing high-performance insurance teams, senior-level insurance professionals, young guns and the rising stars. Chris Gory, the President of Insurance Portfolio Financial Services, is one of…

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Why G19 Is A Great Opportunity To Level The Playing Field

Despite a somewhat rocky narrative surrounding the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association’s (CLHIA) plan to establish industry standards for compensation disclosure – it still provides a very unique opportunity to level-set on many antiquated areas. Guideline G19, Compensation Disclosure in Group Benefits and Group Retirement Services made waves in the benefits community this past year as it aims to put…

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Brain Drain

Toronto’s Tech Boom: Brain Drain or Gain?

Toronto’s tech scene is scorching hot right now! According to recent reports, Toronto created more jobs than the San Francisco Bay area, Seattle and Washington, D.C., combined last year. It has been hailed as the “up and coming startup centre in North America,” and continues to solidify itself as a major international player in the tech space. While all the…

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Why Presenteeism Is The Silent Threat To Workplace Productivity

In order for your company to be a success, you need your people to be successful in their lives too. They need to be healthy, happy and productive in order to move ahead as a cohesive unit. The Globe and Mail actually hit it perfectly. “People are not machines. Without proper support, they may not perform to their full potential…

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