Quebec Bill 174 amends rules for maternity, parental and paternity leaves

Apr 16, 2018

On March 20, 2014, the Quebec Minister of Employment and Social Solidarity has introduced Bill 174, An Act mainly to relax the parental insurance plan in order to promote better family-work balance.

Ontario Budget

Apr 16, 2018

The Ontario Budget was released on March 28, 2018, in advance of the provincial election scheduled for June 7, 2018.

Ontario releases description of proposed variable benefit regulations

Apr 16, 2018

On March 20, 2018, the Ontario Ministry of Finance posted a description of proposed regulations concerning the payment of variable benefits from the defined contribution (DC) provision of an Ontario-registered pension plan.

Alberta announces temporary solvency funding relief

Apr 16, 2018

On March 23, 2018, Alberta announced temporary solvency funding relief for defined benefit (DB) pension plans.

Tracking the funded status of pension plans as at March 31, 2018

Apr 16, 2018

The evolution of the financial situation of pension plans since December 31, 2017

Quebec Bill 176: Differences in treatment with respect to pension plans and employee benefits and other amendments to the Act respecting labour standards

Apr 16, 2018

Bill 176, An Act to amend the Act respecting labour standards and other legislative provisions mainly to facilitate family-work balance, was introduced to the Quebec National Assembly by Dominique Vien, Minister responsible for Labour, on 03/20/...

A look at one company’s experience with pharmacogenetic testing

Apr 13, 2018

Benefits Canada: Pharmacogenetic testing looks at patients’ genetic makeup to assess how it affects their response to different medications, including how they metabolize them.

Make small changes to improve your health and fitness

Apr 13, 2018

The Globe and Mail: On a scale of 1 (low) to 10 (high), how happy are you with your overall physical health?

Psychological safety not yet on the radar of most senior leaders

Apr 10, 2018

The Chronicle Herald: Although it is incredibly important, psychological safety is often not taken as seriously as physical safety in the workplace.

Linking resiliency to health, engagement and productivity

Apr 10, 2018

Canadian HR Reporter: Each of the four pillars of the Total Health Index can impact employee resiliency.