Are You Ready? OHIP+ Amendments Take Effect April 1st

The OHIP+ program, which has offered free prescription medication to all Ontarians under the age of 24 since January 1st, 2018, will undergo changes at the end of March. Teens and young adults under the age of 24 with any form of private health benefits will no longer be eligible to receive free prescriptions through OHIP+, but for those who do…

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Employee Benefits

April 2nd Is National Employee Benefits Day – And Why It Matters

National Employee Benefits Day was created in 2004 and is celebrated annually each April in the United States and Canada. The value of offering benefits coverage to staff is getting so important that it merits its own day. It is fascinating to see this growing movement that has stretched employer wellness programs to encompass all areas of total well-being: physical, mental,…

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Gig Economy (1)

The Lack Of Benefits To The Gig Economy Is A Looming Issue

The nature of work has changed rapidly over the past two decades. This new generation of workers are trading the stability of a traditional workplace for unconventional hours and intermittent revenue streams in order to have the flexibility and freedom to customize their work around their lives. While the debate as to whether this is a healthy and sustainable practice…

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Mental Health Epidemic

The Mental Health Epidemic Is Very Real In The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem 

“With each passing unnecessary death, the importance of mental health comes briefly into focus - but that focus lasts no longer than a news cycle and nothing changes.” Between raising money, managing people, networking, making quotas, building a client base and constantly innovating, the treadmill never stops for entrepreneurs, leaving many feeling physically and emotionally drained. It can be a…

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