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How companies can support employees with chronic illnesses
How companies can support employees with chronic illnesses
How much of your workforce struggles with chronic illness? If you don’t have a clear idea, you’re not alone. According to a 2020 survey of plan sponsors, employers believe that

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Shaping the future of life insurance through digital disruption
Shaping the future of life insurance through digital disruption
In light of a global health crisis, Canadians feel more vulnerable. They have a stronger desire to protect their loved ones and a growing interest in ensuring they can protect their own health. One way Canadians are doing…

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What to know about the COVID-19 vaccine and your workforce
What to know about the COVID-19 vaccine and your workforce
The development of a COVID-19 vaccine in less than a year was an incredible achievement on the part of the scientific and medical community. While most vaccines take years to formulate and test, 2020 saw two COVID-19 vaccines…

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Tips for small businesses coping with COVID-19
Tips for small businesses coping with COVID-19
October is small business month. It’s a time to reflect on how small businesses are truly the backbones of our communities, and Canada’s economy. There are over 1.2 million small businesses in Canada. They represent 98% of Canada’s…

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How to get the flu shot during COVID-19
How to get the flu shot during COVID-19
Usually, the seasonal flu is the most of our health worries come fall and wintertime. This year is different. It’s more important than ever that Canadians get their flu shot. But where should you go for a flu…

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Telemedicine benefits for employers and employees
Telemedicine benefits for employers and employees
The most competitive businesses rely on finely-tuned processes driven by a healthy and happy workforce. Without competitive healthcare benefits, it’s hard to create a winning workplace where talent can flourish. After all, 78% of employees…

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How technology is helping seniors gain access to healthcare
How technology is helping seniors gain access to healthcare
Canada’s population is aging. According to Statistics Canada, in 2019, 34.3% of the population was over the age of 53 compared to 23.7% in 1999.  The increasing number of older adults…

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Why you need to rethink your health benefits package
Why you need to rethink your health benefits package
Health and wellness have been at the centre of the world’s attention since the start of COVID-19. That’s why now more than ever, workplaces need a robust health benefits program to remain competitive. Surveys show

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How to improve mental health in the workplace
How to improve mental health in the workplace
Workplaces play an essential role in nurturing positive mental health. Most adults spend more of their waking hours at work than anywhere else. Because of COVID-19, many people are still adjusting to working remotely from home. Spending a…

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How to develop a wellness strategy for your workplace
How to develop a wellness strategy for your workplace
Creating a top-tier company culture starts with the simple truth — invest in people. A team that is healthy, happy, and secure operates like a well oiled machine. People are more content to work for a company that…

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