A number of Canadian jurisdictions have introduced new unpaid job-protected statutory leaves for employees who are required to take time off work due to quarantine, care for family members, personal illness, or orders relating to public health.
Global News Calgary: Video interview with Paula Allen to discuss how the pandemic is affecting the mental health of Canadian workers.
The Mental Health Index provides a measure of the current mental health status of employed adults in a given geography, compared to the benchmarks collected in the years of 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Amid ongoing concern about the COVID-19 pandemic, Morneau Shepell continues to provide resources to our clients and to the general public to help deal with the impact of the virus.
Saskatchewan has adopted a number of new and extended employment leave provisions that will affect pension and benefit plan sponsors.
There have been several recent announcements of changes to provincial government health care benefits.
Several new developments in 2019 point towards greater government intervention to manage drug prices as well as the cost of public drug plans.
In June 2019, the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare (the Advisory Council) issued its final report recommending universal public, single-payer pharmacare for all Canadians, with a phased implementation between 2022...
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The 2019 Ontario Budget, which was presented on April 11, 2019, includes a number of items relating to pensions, benefits, executive compensation in the public sector and the funding of mental health initiatives.