Category Archives: ENCOMPASS News

Information about ENCOMPASS business and news.

Extension for Scholarship Submissions

Thank you to everyone for their submissions to date for the scholarship – we have decided to extend the deadline to the 30th of April 2018 to give you a little extra time to get your documents in. Criteria for … Continue reading

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Changes are coming to the BC Employment Standards Act

BC Government is proposing the following – subject to approval Start pregnancy leave 13 weeks prior to due date (increased from current 11) Take the full 18 months leave to align with the recent EI changes (spreading 12 months of EI leave over 18 months) and ensuring job … Continue reading

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April 7th is World Health Day!

World Health Day is celebrated every year on the founding day of the World Health Organization.  Established in 1950 this event has a theme each year to draw attention to a current world health issue.  The WHO puts together regional, … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

Wishing you and your families a safe and happy Easter weekend! From the team at Encompass Benefits & HR Solutions

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Price reductions on nearly 70 generic drugs sold in Canada

A new agreement between the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance and the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association will reduce the prices of nearly 70 generic drugs.  The included drugs are used to treat conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and depression. … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Wishing you and your families a very “Happy St. Patrick’s Day”  from all of us at ENCOMPASS Benefits & HR Solutions!

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Breakfast Education Session – Spring 2018

Thank you to everyone for making the Breakfast Education such a success! As we prepared to welcome you to the morning session – we took a minute to enjoy the Hotel Eldorado and the beautiful surroundings   – we got to share … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 2018

Today is International Women’s Day – celebrate the amazing women in your life!!! https://www.internationalwomensday.com/ International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to … Continue reading

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Medical Marijuana RX?

Doctors should think twice before prescribing medical marijuana: guideline . . . this supports the BC College of Physicians as well as the Mayo Clinic’s reports along with many industry leading professionals.  Are we prepared to consider the by-products of … Continue reading

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Breakfast Education Seminar – Save the date: Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Breakfast Education Seminar Providing insight and answers to changes in the group benefits world. Join us for an intriguing discussion as Organizational Solutions Inc. will be addressing disability management challenges. They will share how we can sustain these rising costs … Continue reading

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