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Advisory Council’s final report recommends universal, single-payer pharmacare

Jul 23, 2019

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...

Employee stock option deduction limits to take effect January 1, 2020

Jul 23, 2019

On June 17, 2019, the federal Minister of Finance tabled a Notice of Ways and Means Motion that would limit the availability of deductions with respect to shares issued under certain employee stock options granted starting January 1, 2020.

British Columbia introduces critical illness or injury leave and domestic or sexual violence leave

Jul 23, 2019

Effective May 30, 2019, British Columbia employment standards legislation has been amended to introduce critical illness or injury leave and domestic or sexual violence leave.

Quebec adopts amendments to its Pay Equity Act

Jun 26, 2019

On April 10, 2019, the Quebec National Assembly assented to Bill 10, An Act to amend the Pay Equity Act mainly to improve the pay equity audit process.

2019 Ontario Budget includes pension and benefits related matters

May 21, 2019

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.

How employee assistance programs can improve mental health in the workplace

May 16, 2019

HR Technologist: EAPs are here to help, but who is listening?

Time for more hands-on management of massage therapy benefits?

May 14, 2019

Benefits Canada: Studies have shown it’s helpful in treating symptoms related to anxiety, digestive disorders, headaches and several other conditions.

Advisory Council releases interim report on national pharmacare

Apr 24, 2019

The Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare (the Advisory Council) released an interim report (the Interim Report) on March 6, 2019, which was reflected in the 2019 federal budget.

Update: Ontario amends OHIP+ drug program for children and youth

Apr 24, 2019

Effective April 1, 2019, Ontario has made benefit coverage changes to the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) program for children and youth aged 24 years and under.

Proposed amendment to the Quebec Pay Equity Act introduced in February 2019

Mar 26, 2019

Bill 10, An Act to amend the Pay Equity Act mainly to improve the pay equity audit process, was introduced in the Quebec National Assembly on February 12, 2019 (the Bill).