Biosimilars Face Barriers In Canada

Confusing, complicated, disconcerting—these are some of the words that advisors participating in The Benefits Alliance Group’s recent roundtable discussion use to describe the market for biologic drugs in Canada today (see page 6 for the names of participants). While no one disputes the value of these life-changing drugs, which use living cells to treat serious […]

Transforming the 50/50 Cost-Sharing Approach

During a strategic planning meeting early last year with a relatively new client, the issue of unfavourable employee opinions regarding their benefits plan was raised. This view conflicted with CloudAdvisors digital benchmark report that included their industry and other sectors in BC and Alberta where they compete for talent. It showed their extended health and […]

Is your Extended Health Care Plan under attack?

Biosimilars face barriers in Canada that may impact your plan. Confusing, complicated, disconcerting — these are some of the words that advisors participating in The Benefits Alliance Group’s recent roundtable discussion use to describe the market for biologic drugs in Canada today (see page 6 for the names of participants). While no one disputes the […]

Fall 2018: Cannabis Legalization and Workplace Issues

Co-Presentation by Barinder RasodeGrow Tech Labs, Cannabis Wise, President of Niche Canada Co-presentation by Richard JohnsonPartner – Employment and Human Rights Lawyer- Kent Employment Law (KEL) About Our Presentation With marijuana legalization behind us in Canada what are the implications for employers.  In our presentation we will discuss health and safety, impairment, performance and employment […]

Fall 2017: Employee Issues of the Sandwich Generation

The sandwich generation refers to people that are working through the dual challenge of caring for ageing parents while also raising their own children. With changing demographics in many organizations employers are largely unaware of the complexity of these issues and the impact on their people.

Spring 2017: Sustainable Employment in a Modern Workplace

Presentation by Simon KentFounder Kent Employment Law (KEL) and the co-Founder and Partner at Connect Family Law About Our Presentation The workplace is evolving and so should our employment practices.  A modern workplace has many new demands placed on it from updates in employment law to emerging issues and trends that our society will be […]