Cannabis and Life Insurance

In July of 2018, Canadian insurance providers officially removed Cannabis smokers from the high-risk list. Prior to this, if you were cannabis user, you were considered a smoker which is high risk and were either denied life insurance or had to pay a higher rate...
Cannabis and Group Benefits

Cannabis and Group Benefits

The recent legalization of cannabis has been the talk of the town – or the province. In the medical field, Cannabis is seen as an alternative treatment for many conditions. Blue Cross is currently exploring the option of offering extended health coverage for this type...
Group Benefits & Resignation

Group Benefits & Resignation

Leaving any job is difficult, saying goodbye to colleagues, gearing up for another job and in some cases having to leave against your wishes. Sometimes work places aren’t exactly ideal but we stick around for the pay or the benefits – which make it very...
Retirement Savings, How Much Is Enough?

Retirement Savings, How Much Is Enough?

We are constantly hearing the question of how much will I need in my retirement and will I have enough.  The question, though scary for many, is not always easy to answer, there is no one single or correct answer.  We have learned that not all people are equal and...
Small Businesses Can Have Group Benefits Too!

Small Businesses Can Have Group Benefits Too!

That’s right. It may feel as if group benefits are out of the question if you run a small business because of the financial implications; But there are many options and creative solutions that make it possible for small business owners to provide their employees...