Tag Archives: British Columbia

Breakfast Education Session – Mark the date: April 25th!

Keynote Speaker: Norm Letnick, MLA for Kelowna/Lake Country 8:00am to 10:00 am (doors open at 7:30am for Continental Breakfast) Kelowna Golf and Country Club – 1297 Glenmore Drive (Spall & Bernard) Reserve your spot by e-mailing:  service@encompassbenefits.com today For more information please … Continue reading

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Company Pension shift reinforces need to plan for retirement

The growing shift away from  defined pension plans is reinforcing the need for Canadian to more actively plan for their  retirement, financial experts say.  For decades, most workers relied on a promise of how much they would receive in retirement … Continue reading

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2014 ENCOMPASS Scholarship Program

The Second year of our scholarship program in 2013 was a great success! We are pleased to offer it again in 2014 as we look forward to helping young people reach their potential through further education. Our goal is to … Continue reading

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2013 ENCOMPASS Scholarship Recipients Update

  We were pleased to award two Scholarships and three Honorary Education Gifts at an evening reception yesterday. We had many qualified candidates to choose from and wish the best to all who applied. We are pleased to announce the following … Continue reading

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Spin for Kids 2013

The Encompass Team will be participating in the Spin for Kids Event in Kelowna, BC on September 14, 2013. Sponsor us here – we appreciate your support! Last year, over 3,896 kids received financial sponsorship (Y membership, Out of School Care … Continue reading

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2013 ENCOMPASS Scholarship Recipients

    We were pleased to award two Scholarships and three Honorary Education Gifts at an evening reception yesterday. We had many qualified candidates to choose from and wish the best to all who applied. We are pleased to announce the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Employee Benefit Facts

The employee benefits industry is constantly changing and it’s important that Benefit Consultants and Brokers are kept current on what’s happening in the group insurance industry. Today,  the ENCOMPASS Team of Consultants attended an excellent education session hosted by Great-West Life – … Continue reading

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3 Things to Know Before Changing Your Employee Benefits Carrier

The promise of saving money is always very enticing. However, when it comes to employee benefits, it’s not always as easy as it seems.  It pays to be a wise shopper and fully understand the implications of making a change. … Continue reading

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Kelowna Benefits/Pension Breakfast Education Session – May 23, 2013

ENCOMPASS Benefits is pleased to announce our next Breakfast Education Session in Kelowna. DATE:  Thursday, May 23, 2013 TIME:  7:30-9:15am LOCATION:  Ramada Hotel, 2170 Harvcey Avenue, Kelowna, BC Agenda Drugs – Are you ready for this freight train of change? – … Continue reading

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BC and PEI Benefits Tax Changes April 1, 2013

On April 1, 2013, British Columbia (BC) and Prince Edward Island (PEI) are implementing changes to the GST/HST. British Columbia Tax Changes Elimination of current HST (12%). Return to PST (7%) and GST (5%).   Contracts that are currently charged … Continue reading

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