Monthly Archives: March 2013

Are you Working with the Right Benefits Broker?

Employee group benefits are a significant part of an employee’s total compensation – it’s only wise to fully understand what you are investing in. This is where an independent, professional benefits broker and consultant helps. A good benefits broker will help … Continue reading

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PRPP Introduced in B.C. but then Stalled

The Pooled Registered Pension Plan (aka PRPP) was getting closer to coming to fruition in British Columbia as per the February 28, 2013 announcement (see article below). However, on March 14, 2013, Bill 16 (the B.C. Pooled Registered Pension Plans Act) died on … Continue reading

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Health Canada Approves New Orthodontic Treatment

Health Canada has approved a new orthodontic tooth treatment called AcceleDent. Highlights of AcceleDent AcceleDent is the first FDA-cleared “clinical approach to safely accelerate orthodontic tooth movement by applying gentle micropulses as a complement to existing orthodontic treatment”, says the Houston-based manufacturer … Continue reading

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Most Serious Injuries Among Working-Age Adults

Some of you may be surprised to learn that the most serious injuries among working-age adults (ages 20-64) are: 29.1% – Sports, Exercise 18.3% – Working at paid job 16.6% – Household Chores 11% – Walking 7.2% – Leisure or … Continue reading

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