Decrease in premium tax delayed

Apr 13, 2017

Benefits and Pension Monitor News: The Quebec government has delayed, by five years, the decrease in the compensation tax on insurance premiums, thereby depriving plan sponsors of an expected reduction of 0.18 per cent in this tax.

How a workplace accommodation works

Apr 12, 2017

The Globe and Mail: What are your rights as an employee with a mental health issue in the workplace?

How to maximize your employee’s professional development

Apr 10, 2017

The Globe and Mail: How do you go about approving and following up on employees’ training, coaching and development opportunities?

How talk therapy can improve your mental health

Apr 6, 2017

The Globe and Mail: A growing body of research suggests that talk therapy is an excellent front-line treatment, particularly for the two most costly categories of mental illnesses in Canada, anxiety and depression.

Managing change

Apr 3, 2017

Canada's Occupational Health & Safety Magazine: Significant changes in a workplace affect the mental and physical health of employees, says a recent study by Toronto-based consulting firm Morneau Shepell...

DC market shows solid growth for trust- and insurance-based plans

Mar 31, 2017

Benefits Canada: In its report on employer pension plans in Canada published earlier this month, Statistics Canada noted the overwhelming majority of plan members are in trusteed arrangements.

Where to get help when you’re concerned with your mental health

Mar 29, 2017

The Globe and Mail: Only one in three Canadians who experience a mental health problem or illness seeks and receives services or treatment.

Morneau Shepell to provide assistance to global expats

Mar 24, 2017

Benefits Canada: Morneau Shepell is partnering with the Immigration Industry Association to provide employee assistance services to expatriates, migrants and people who are considering migrating.

Making the most of a mental health prescription

Mar 22, 2017

The Globe and Mail: Have you or a loved one been faced with the question, “Should I take a medication to treat my mental health issue?”

This retirement decision could be worth $72,000, but few Canadians take advantage of it

Mar 20, 2017

Financial Post: What would you rather have: a bag of money with $20,000 in it or a bag with $25,000?