New EI parental sharing benefit introduced and employment leaves expanded in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick

Nov 14, 2018

The federal government recently set a start date for a new Employment Insurance (EI) parental sharing benefit that was announced in the 2018 Federal Budget.

Survey on compensation and trends in human resources

Oct 22, 2018

To support employers in their annual planning for Human Resources, Morneau Shepell conducts an annual Trends in Human Resources Survey to canvass Canadian employers on their priorities for the coming year, and to ask HR leaders about the...

Human Resources Trends for 2019

Oct 11, 2018

Our annual Trends in Human Resources survey canvasses Canadian employers on their priorities for the coming year, expected changes in compensation for 2019 and emerging issues that have the potential to impact the workplace.

Cannabis: Employer considerations in a changing landscape

Sep 21, 2018

On October 17, 2018, Canada will legalize the distribution, access to and use of recreational cannabis.

National pharmacare discussion paper released

Sep 21, 2018

On June 20, 2018, the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare (the “Advisory Council”) released a discussion paper on options for a national pharmacare model.

Why one organization is pushing its industry to measure the health of its employees

Sep 5, 2018

The Globe and Mail: An organization that provides health and wellness services to the broad communications industry wants to see more companies in the sector take the pulse of their staff to find out where they’re coping well – and where they’re...

University students in B.C. heading back to school face stress, anxiety

Sep 3, 2018

Global News: Heading back to school can be especially stressful for international students, according to a new survey.

New partnership supports international students’ mental health and cultural adaptation

Aug 28, 2018

Public Now: To help support its growing international student population, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville entered a new partnership with Morneau Shepell.

New personal counselling partnership enhances student service

Aug 28, 2018

Brock News: Brock University wants to ensure its students feel supported, no matter the time of day or month of the year.

OHIP+ changes announced by new Ontario government

Aug 16, 2018

On June 30, 2018, the new Ontario government announced their intention to amend the OHIP+ youth pharmacare initiative which was introduced earlier this year by the previous Liberal government.