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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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How chronic pain impacts the workplace
How chronic pain impacts the workplace
There are many myths about chronic pain. One is that chronic pain affects only senior citizens, or those with severe but rare genetic conditions. The truth is, chronic pain can impact anyone, from small children, to busy parents,…

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Resources for safely re-opening the office
Resources for safely re-opening the office
As Canadian offices start to re-open, the health and safety of your employees are top of mind. We’ve put together guidelines for office safety, communication strategy, and supporting your staff through this period. Included in this package are…

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Why are young workers so stressed out?
Why are young workers so stressed out?
When people arrive at the office, they block out external stressors and attempt to focus on their tasks at hand. After all, no one wants to bring their baggage to work. However, employees are human beings, prone to…

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Virtual meetings, the new reality? How to improve communications with your team
Virtual meetings, the new reality? How to improve communications with your team
Even though most people are working from home, meetings still have to happen. The solution? Virtual meetings held over video chat platforms are the daily reality for many workers.  Humans are social creatures, and it’s hard…

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